Pentoxifylline and Safety Concerns

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
  • Kidney or liver disease
  • Previous bleeding in the head or retina, or other bleeding complications
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension) or are currently taking blood pressure medications
  • Any allergies, including allergies to pentoxifylline, caffeine, theophylline, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Pentoxifylline to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

Dosing Information for Pentoxifylline

The dosage of this medication your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on various factors, such as:
  • How you respond to this medication
  • Your kidney function.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Pentoxifylline Dosage for more information.)
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