Trental Dosage

Generic name: pentoxifylline
Dosage form: tablet, film coated, extended release

This dosage information does not include all the information needed to use Trental safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for Trental.

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The usual dosage of TRENTAL in extended-release tablet form is one tablet (400 mg) three times a day with meals.

While the effect of TRENTAL may be seen within 2 to 4 weeks, it is recommended that treatment be continued for at least 8 weeks. Efficacy has been demonstrated in double-blind clinical studies of 6 months duration.

Digestive and central nervous system side effects are dose related. If patients develop these effects it is recommended that the dosage be lowered to one tablet twice a day (800 mg/day). If side effects persist at this lower dosage, the administration of TRENTAL should be discontinued.

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