pentoxifylline


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Related to pentoxifylline: Trental

pen·tox·if·yl·line

 (pĕn′tŏk-sĭf′ə-lēn′, -lĭn, pĕn-tŏk′sə-fĭl′ēn′, -ĭn)
n.
A drug, C13H18N4O3, that decreases blood viscosity and improves blood flow, used to treat intermittent claudication.

[pent(yl) + oxy- + alteration of (theo)phylline.]
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Noun1.pentoxifylline - a drug (trade name Trental) used to treat claudication; believed to increase the flexibility of red blood cells so they can flow through the blood vessels to the legs and feet
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
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pentoxifylline

n pentoxifilina
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