Treating intermittent claudication in certain patients to reduce pain, cramping, numbness, or weakness in the arms or legs. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Pentoxil is a xanthine derivative. It works by making red blood cells more flexible, which helps to improve blood flow.
Signs and symptoms of overdose (in the order in which they may occur)
Some pentoxifylline side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:
nausea or vomiting
(pentoxifylline) extended release tablets