Pentoxifylline
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Pentoxifylline (Trental)- a drug commonly used in the treatment of a vascular problem in the lower leg called intermittent claudication.  Used for treating Hughes Syndrome (APS). May have significant benefit for some (i.e. may be worth a short trial).

Benefits

  • improve the flow properties of blood by decreasing its viscosity .
  • improve erythrocyte flexibility of blood cells .
  • increases blood flow to the affected microcirculation and enhances tissue oxygenation .

Risks

  • Not to be used if intolerance to this product or methylxanthines such as caffeine, theophylline, and theobromine .

Reference

  • Drug fact sheets:

History

From CFSFM Experimental: About 1992-1994, frequently prescribed in Europe for CFIDS. Cheney and others had tried it in the US and decided it was inefficacious.

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