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The effects of a Trental (pentoxifylline) overdose will vary, based on how much of the drug was taken and whether it was taken with any other substances. Some possible overdose effects may include seizures, a slowed heart rate, and deep sleep. Treatment options also vary. Depending on how recent the overdose was, treatment could involve administering certain medications, "pumping the stomach," or providing supportive care.
Can You Take Too Much Trental?Trental® (pentoxifylline) is a prescription medication approved to reduce the viscosity (thickness) of the blood and improve blood flow. As with any medication, it is possible to take too much Trental.
Effects of an OverdoseSome of the reported effects of a Trental overdose (or of an overdose of other formulations of pentoxifylline) have included:
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Slowed heart rate (bradycardia)
- Deep sleep