This medication is a xanthine derivative, prescribed for intermittent claudication (pain, cramping, numbness, or weakness in the foot, hip, thigh, or buttocks) due to poor blood circulation. It decreases the thickness of blood.
Contraindicated in patients with recent stroke, intolerance to methylxanthines such as caffeine, theophylline, theobromine and hypersensitivity.
PO- The usual dosage is one tablet (400 mg) three times a day with meals.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of ulcers, blood vessel problems, high blood pressure, kidney problems, bleeding in the eye, any allergy, who are other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Heart :
Chest pain, abnormal heart rhythm, palpitations and flushing.
• Gastrointestinal : Abdominal discomfort, belching, flatulence, diarrhea, indigestion, nausea and vomiting.
• Central Nervous System : Agitation, nervousness, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, sleeplessness, tremor and blurred vision.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature, away from direct sunlight.
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