Generic name: pentoxifylline 400mg
Dosage form: tablet, film coated, extended release
Medically reviewed on June 8, 2017.
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.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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