PentoxilActive Ingredient(s): Pentoxifylline
FDA Approved: * March 31, 1999
Pharm Company: * UPSHER SMITH
Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)
Pentoxifylline, also known as oxpentifylline, is a xanthine derivative used as a drug to treat muscle pain in people with peripheral artery disease. It is generic and sold under many brand names worldwide. Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 3 Mechanism 4 Research 5 See also 6 References 7 External links Medical uses Its primary use in medicine is to reduce pain, cramping, numbness, or weakness in the arms or legs which occurs due to intermit... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.