oxpentifylline

oxpentifylline

Pentoxifylline, a xanthine drug that relaxes smooth muscle and is used to improve blood flow in peripheral blood vessel disorders. A brand name is Trental.
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Oxpentifylline treatment of venous ulcers of the leg.
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