PENTILIN 400 mg. 20 tablets
Each prolonged-release tablet Pentilin contains 400 mg pentoxifylline.
Packs of 20 tablets. They are packaged in 2 blisters of 10 tablets. Pentilin tablets are white, oval, biconvex, film-coated tablets.
Pentoxifylline acts on the viscosity of blood by reducing the connection of its components, and the spontaneous increase in the deformability of erythrocytes. This has a beneficial effect on the circulatory system diseases of the peripheral and cerebral arteries, improves blood flow to small vessels and the supply of tissues with oxygen.
This medicine is used to:
- The advanced disorders of the peripheral arterial circulation in the extremities, caused by arterio sclerosis and diabetes, and cardiovascular spasm (claudicatio intermittens, diabetic macro and microangiopathy syndrome, Reynaud). diseases associated with disorders of the venous circulation, treatment of brain disorders and ocular blood flow.
This product is sold by prescription only and is always used after prescription.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE PENTILIN
Do not take Pentilin:
if you are hypersensitive to pentoxifylline or any of the excipients of Pentilin
if you are hypersensitive to medicines like pentoxifylline, such as theophylline theophyllinate buckets, choline, aminophylline or theobromine; if you have recently had an acute myocardial infarction; if you suffer from excessive bleeding;
if you suffer from a disease associated with an increased risk of bleeding.
Pay special attention to:
if you have or have had heart rhythm disorders;
if you are being treated for heart failure;
If you have high or low blood pressure;
if you are being treated for diabetes;
if Lucullus for atherosclerosis;
if you have kidney disease (or are on dialysis); if you have severe hepatic impairment;
if you are scheduled for surgery (including tooth extraction) or diagnostic procedure involves a risk of bleeding; if you are under 18 years old.
Adoption of Pentilin with food and drink
Food does not affect the effect of the drug.
Consult your doctor shi pharmacist before taking any medicine.
The effect of Pentilin the fetus has not been studied, so we should not take it during pregnancy unless your doctor decides that it is really necessary.
Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.
Pentilin and its metabolites pass into breast milk. The doctor will assess the benefit / risk for treatment during lactation.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines
Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how you react to treatment.
In individual patients, the drug may cause dizziness and thus indirectly weaken psychophysical ability to drive or use machines.
Taking other medicines produktiMolya tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any medicines, even those without a prescription. Tell your doctor if you are taking medicines for:
treating hypertension, preventing blood coagulation (anticoagulants)
treating diabetes, the treatment of gastro-intestinal ulcers, the treatment of bacterial infections, the treatment of asthma and / or chronic bronchitis, the relief of pain
Please consult your doctor even if you are taking such medicines in the past.
3. HOW TO TAKE PENTILIN?
Always take Pentilin exactly as directed by your doctor. If you are not sure, you should consult with your doctor or pharmacist. The dosage depends on the severity of the disease.
The usual starting dose is 1 tablet of 400 mg Pentilin three times daily.
Dosage in patients with impaired renal function, and those on hemodialysis is determined by the doctor.
Swallow the tablets whole with fluid. Take them in time, or after a meal. Thus, the incidence of adverse reactions may be reduced. The effect of the drug occurs 2 to 4 weeks, gradually increased and stabilized at 8 weeks of treatment.
Take your medicine regularly at the same time each day. Make sure to make sure you have enough of the medicinal product for continuation of therapy.
This medicine is prescribed for you personally and you should not pass it on to others, even if their symptoms are similar to yours.
If you have the impression that the effect of the drug is too strong or too weak, you should consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
If you take more than you should Pentilin
If you take higher doses of medicine than you should, you should consult with your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
If the patient has eaten a large quantity of the medicinal product may occur flushing, dizziness and faint due to excessive lowering of blood pressure (hypotension), drowsiness, loss of consciousness, vomiting, increased body temperature, agitation and convulsions. If the patient is conscious after the adoption of a large number of tablets, try to induce vomiting and immediately call a doctor.
If you forget to take Pentilin
Do not take a double dose to make up. Try to make it a habit of taking this medicine regularly at the same time each day. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible faster, but not if it is time for your next dose. If you only have a few hours of taking the next dose, leave the missed and go back to your regular dosing schedule.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Pentilin can have side effects.
Most of the side effects are dose zavisnmi. If the dosage of Pentilin reduce side effects diminish or disappear completely. Discontinuation is required in very rare cases.
You should stop taking the medicinal product and should consult a doctor immediately if any of the following side effects:
allergic reaction, anxiety, hand tremors, chest pain and irregular heartbeat or increased, jaundice (yellowish discoloration of the skin), drowsiness, weak eyesight, flushing or seizures.
Consult your doctor if you develop dizziness, headache, pain in epigastruma, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or insomnia, or other symptoms that are unpleasant and reduce the quality of your life.
If you notice any side effects, even those not mentioned in this leaflet, please tell your doctor shi pharmacist.
5. HOW TO STORE PENTILIN
Keep out of reach of children. Protect from light. Do not store above 25 ° C.
Do not use after the expiry date stated on the packaging.