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It is possible that Trental side effects may occur, but they are generally mild and do not usually require medical attention. Some of the most common reactions reported include nausea and vomiting. If you experience these side effects, your healthcare provider may try lowering your dosage. Seek immediate medical attention if you have chest pain, seizures, or difficulty breathing while taking this medication.
An Introduction to Trental Side EffectsJust like any medicine, Trental® (pentoxifylline) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
Common Side Effects of TrentalTrental has been studied extensively in clinical trials. In these studies, one group of people received the real medication, while another group was given a placebo (a "sugar pill" that does not contain any active ingredients). As a result, it was possible to see what side effects occurred, how often they appeared, and how they compared to the placebo.
- Nausea -- up to 2.2 percent of people
- Vomiting -- up to 1.2 percent.