Trental Injection (Pentoxifylline BP)
What is Trental Injection (Pentoxifylline BP) used for?
Trental Injection (Pentoxifylline) is used in the treatment of blood flow problems, occurring as a result of conditions such as occlusive artery disease. It may also be used to help reduce muscle pain and aches caused by this condition. This drug belongs to a class of medications called hemorrheologic agents, which work by helping the blood to flow through narrower than normal arteries. This can help increase the level of oxygen in the blood, especially at times when it is most needed, such as exercise.
How should I use Trental Injection (Pentoxifylline BP)?
Trental Injection (Pentoxifylline) is administered in the form of an injection, usually by a physician or a health care professional. Patients lacking the medical knowledge required to administer this drug are advised not to self-inject. Your physician will advise you on the dosage required. It is important to attend all scheduled appointments with your physician while undergoing treatment with this medication.
What are the side effects of Trental Injection (Pentoxifylline BP)?
Trental Injection (Pentoxifylline) may cause some side effects to occur, such as:
You should consult your physician immediately if any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if any other more serious side effects occur, such as chest pain, changes in vision, severe nausea or swelling in the arms or legs.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Trental Injection (Pentoxifylline). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.