Pentoxifylline. A review of its pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties, and its therapeutic efficacy.

@article{Ward1987PentoxifyllineAR,
  title={Pentoxifylline. A review of its pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties, and its therapeutic efficacy.},
  author={Ann Ward and Stephen P. Clissold},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={1987},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={50-97}
}
Pentoxifylline (oxpentifylline) is an orally active haemorheological agent for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease, cerebrovascular disease and a number of other conditions involving a defective regional microcirculation. Pentoxifylline acts primarily by increasing red blood cell deformability, by reducing blood viscosity and by decreasing the potential for platelet aggregation and thrombus formation. Extensive open and placebo-controlled studies have shown that pentoxifylline 600 to… CONTINUE READING
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