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Who Should Not Take Trental?

You should not take Trental if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Trental, pentoxifylline, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
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  • Have recently had bleeding in the brain or in the retina (of the eye).
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  • Have taken pentoxifylline or methylxanthines (caffeine, theophylline, theobromine) in the past and were not able to tolerate them.
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Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Trental should not be taken, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Trental warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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