Comparative efficacy of ketanserin and pentoxiphylline in treatment of Raynaud's phenomenon.

In a randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover study, 15 ambulatory patients with Raynaud's phenomenon, treated for three weeks with ketanserin 80 mg/day and pentoxiphylline 1,200 mg/day, were evaluated by subjective symptom scores, daily frequency and duration of attacks, and photoplethysmography, at room temperature and after cold test. Reduced subjective… CONTINUE READING