Agapurin tablet Retard 400 mg 20’s

 425.00

Agapurin tablet Retard contains Pentoxifylline | belongs to Vasodilator

SKU: pg_516_560 Categories: ,
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Drug Strength: 400 mg
Drug Form : tablet Retard
Pack Size : 20s
Rs. 21 per tablet Retard
20 tablet Retard per pack
10 tablet Retard in each strip
Rs.213 per strip

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How it works

Agapurin tablet Retard 400 mg 20’s works by decreasing the thickness (viscosity) of blood. This change allows your blood to flow more easily, especially in the small blood vessels of the hands and feet.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Agapurin tablet Retard 400 mg 20’s

  • Chest pain rare
  • Irregular heartbeat rare
  • Drowsiness rare
  • Convulsions (seizures) rare
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Vomiting

Uses of Agapurin tablet Retard 400 mg 20’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Obstructed blood vessels

    This medicine is used to relieve ache, cramps, numbness, fatigue associated with blockage of blood vessels. It is also used for the treatment of symptoms associated with peripheral vascular disease.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine is cumulative and can be observed after 2-4 weeks of administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is 8 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding unless absolutely necessary. You may be advised to discontinue breastfeeding while using this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Agapurin tablet Retard 400 mg 20’s or any other medicine belonging to the xanthine derivative group.

  • Hemorrhage

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have had a recent episode of bleeding of the brain or the retina of the eye.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding unless absolutely necessary. You may be advised to discontinue breastfeeding while using this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Hemorrhage

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients exposed to the risk factors of internal bleeding. The risk factors may include a condition or use of certain specific medicine.

  • Severe allergy

    This medicine should be discontinued at the first sign of an allergic reaction. Report any such instance to the doctor immediately.

  • Kidney/Liver disease

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an impairment of normal kidney/liver function.

  • Use in elderly

    This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly as the risk of adverse effects are higher.

  • Other disease

    Report any incidence of a disease of the heart or blood vessels, stomach ulcer, internal bleeding in the past/present to the doctor. All these conditions need to be considered before deciding the course of treatment with this medicine.

  • Caffeine

    Avoid or limit the uptake of caffeine or other related products while using this medicine.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.

  • Overdose

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. The symptoms might take 4-5 hours after ingestion to show which may include fall in blood pressure, convulsions, severe sleepiness, agitation, change in pulse rate etc.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Atenolol moderate
  • Glimepiride moderate
  • Warfarin moderate
  • Ketorolac severe
  • Insulin moderate
  • Ibuprofen moderate
  • Ciprofloxacin moderate
  • Rauwolfia serpentina moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use if the patient suffers from this rare genetic disorder of the blood and the skin.

Food interactions
  • Report the use of fish oil containing omega-3-fatty acids. The risk of bleeding is significantly high if these medicines are used together. Report any incidence of unusual bleeding and bruising to the doctor on priority.

General Instructions

Take This medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label. Do not take more or less than the prescribed quantity. It is advised to take this medicine for the entire prescribed duration even when symptoms improve or resolve.

Other details

  • To be taken with food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

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what are the adverse effects of Agapurin tablet Retard 400 mg 20’s?

Nausea, gastrointestinal distress, pruritus, urticaria, vertigo, flushes.

What happens if I miss a dose of Agapurin tablet Retard 400 mg 20’s?

Adults: ORAL: Initially 2 tab thrice daily, decreased to 1 tab thrice daily. INJECTION: 100-200 mg IV or 100-300 mg by IV infusion diluted in 100-500 mL saline solution 1-2 times daily.
Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Agapurin tablet Retard 400 mg 20’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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