Cerator

Cerator

pentoxifylline

Manufacturer:

Unison

Distributor:

Medline
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Pentoxifylline
Indications/Uses
Peripheral arterial disease, cerebral circulation disorder, circulatory disorder of the eyes or internal ears, arteriosclerosis of lower limbs, lower leg ulcer & gangrene.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 400 mg tid. Maintenance dose: 400 mg bid.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Recent cerebral &/or retinal hemorrhage & acute MI.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ risk of hemorrhage, pregnancy, lactation.
Adverse Reactions
GI upset, hypotension, edema, dry mouth/thirst, flu-like syndrome, rash, angioedema, angina, arrhythmia, tachycardia.
Drug Interactions
May increase potency of anticoagulants, platelet aggregation inhibitors, hypotensive drugs.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
C04AD03 - pentoxifylline ; Belongs to the class of purine derivative agents. Used as peripheral vasodilators.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Cerator CR tab 400 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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