Trental is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) pentoxifylline (oxpentifylline). On this page you will find out more about Trental, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: pentoxifylline (oxpentifylline)
Information for medicine and pack size:
Trental 400 mg modified release tablet, 30
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Treatment of patients with intermittent claudication on the basis of chronic occlusive arterial disease of the limbs. Trental 400 can thus improve function and symptoms but is not intended to replace more definitive therapy, such as vascular surgery, or removal of arterial obstructions when treating peripheral vascular disease.
Table of characteristics
OBLONG, BICONVEX, PINK FILM COATED TABLETS WITH THE ATA STAMP ON ONE SIDE.
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, modified release|
|Route of administration||Oral|
30 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
50 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from Light,Protect from Moisture|
|Life time||3 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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Trental 400 | myVMC
Trental 400 is used to treat peripheral vascular disease. It contains oxpentifylline, which improves blood flow and oxygenation.
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Trental 400 Controlled release tablets - myDr.com.au
Trental 400 Controlled release tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines
Read more on myDr – Consumer Medicine Information website
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