Without a Prescription
This increases the amount of oxygen that can be delivered by the blood when the muscles need more (such as during exercise) thereby increasing walking distance and duration.
Trental belongs to a class of drugs known as hemorrheologic agents.
Trental can decrease the muscle aching/pain/cramps during exercise, including walking, that occur with intermittent claudication.
Trental is prescribed to improve the symptoms of a certain blood flow problem in the legs/arms (intermittent claudication due to occlusive artery disease).
Trental works by helping blood flow more easily through narrowed arteries.
Trental is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- If you are pregnant, trying for a baby or breast-feeding;
- If you have ever suffered from a heart attack or have any other heart problems;
- If you have had a stroke or other other trauma to the head;
- If you have had any retinal bleeding of the eye;
- If you suffer from hypotension (low blood pressure), angina (chest pain) or porphyria (a blood disorder);
- If you suffer from liver or kidney problems;
- if you are allergic to caffeine;
- if you are allergic to theophylline;
- if you are allergic to Trental;
- if you have any other allergies;
- if you have kidney problems;
- if you have recent bleeding in the eye;
- if you have recent major surgery;
- if you have recent stroke;
- if you have stomach ulcer;
Do not take Trental with any of the following drugs:
Trental side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Afast or thumping heart beat;
- Aserious allergic reaction;
- Chest pain or skin rashes;
- Chest pain;
- Easy bruising/bleeding;
- Fast/irregular heartbeat;
- Flushing (redness of the face);
- Itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat);
- Problems sleeping;
- Severe dizziness;
- Trouble breathing;
- Tummy ache;
Reported Trental overdose symptoms are:
- Loss of consciousness;
- Severe dizziness;