Peripheral vascular disease, intermittent claudication, rest pain

Indication for Pentoxifylline

Population group: Suitable for both men and women, only adults (18 years old or older)

Pentoxifylline is indicated in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease, including intermittent claudication and rest pain.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

800-1,200 mg in 2-3 divided doses daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

800 - 1,200 mg

Dosage regimen

From 266.667 To 400 mg 3 time(s) per day every day

Detailed description

The recommended initial dose is 400 mg three times daily; 800 mg daily may prove sufficient in some patients, particularly for maintenance therapy. Tablets should be taken with or immediately after meals, and swallowed whole with plenty of water.

Dosage considerations

It should be taken with or immediately after meals with plenty of water.

Active ingredient

Pentoxifylline has been shown to increase leukocyte deformability and to inhibit neutrophil adhesion and activation.

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