FAQs ABOUT TRENTAL
Can I stop taking TRENTAL if I feel better?
No, you should not stop taking TRENTAL without the advice of your doctor. After feeling better, if stopped taking suddenly by your own, it may increase the risk of pain to recur and become even worse. Consult your doctor if you feel better or want to stop.
What is the use of TRENTAL?
TRENTAL is used to treat peripheral vascular disease (poor circulation to the arms and legs) and intermittent claudication (pain on walking or at rest caused by poor circulation to the legs). Contact your doctor before taking TRENTAL.
What are the symptoms of overdosage of TRENTAL?
The symptoms of overdosage are low blood pressure, feeling sleepy, fits (seizures), or uneven heartbeat. If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of TRENTAL, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.
When not to use TRENTAL?
TRENTAL is not recommended for use in patients with allergic history to pentoxifylline, other similar medicines such as theophylline or aminophylline, caffeine, theobromine, during pregnancy and who have heart problems or recently had a heart attack, severe palpitations (very fast and uneven heartbeats), stroke with bleeding in the brain (cerebral hemorrhage), bleeding in the eye (retinal haemorrhage), and including children. Contact your doctor before taking TRENTAL.
Is it safe to take TRENTAL in patients having diabetes?
The effect of medicines used to treat diabetes (such as metformin or insulin) may alter if taken along with TRENTAL. Before taking TRENTAL inform your doctor if you are taking medicines including prescription medicines, OTC drugs, vitamins and herbal supplements.