Pentoxifylline - tablets: anti-vascular disorders

October 17, 2011

 Pentoxifylline - tablets
 Pentoxifylline available as tablets and as a solution for injection. What form to choose the drug, the doctor decides. This depends on the underlying disease and its severity, and comorbidity. Sometimes prescribed combination treatment: pills and parenteral (injection) administration.

 Pentoxifylline - tablets: anti-vascular disorders

That "may" tablet of pentoxifylline

Pentoxifylline is produced in the form of tablets, enteric-coated (each tablet contains 100 mg of drug) and in the form of retard tablets, film-coated caplets with a break line on one side (each tablet contains 400 mg of drug).

When receiving pentoxifylline tablets are gradually improving blood circulation due to its better passage through the small blood vessels - capillaries. Pentoxifylline tablets act slowly and gently, gradually increasing the flow of blood by preventing the adhesion of its formed elements (red blood cells, and platelets). In addition, it helps to relieve spasms of the walls of blood vessels. All this leads to the fact that by pathological focus directs a larger volume of blood oxygen saturation. Oxygen accelerates the metabolic processes in the cells of the patient's body and the body as a whole.

This action allows you to take a tablet of pentoxifylline a variety of diseases, the cause of which were changes in the circulatory system.

 Pentoxifylline - tablets: anti-vascular disorders

Who and how to designate a tablet of pentoxifylline

Pentoxifylline tablets are not a harmless drug, assigns them a doctor, picking up the dosage and duration of treatment depending on the disease and the patient's general condition.

The main use of pentoxifylline tablets found in violation of cerebral circulation. Improvement of blood circulation leads to the fact that the improved supply of the cells of the brain of blood and oxygen. Such action for two - three weeks (this is the average duration of treatment) can prevent the development of ischemic stroke.

Not less important is pentoxifylline and the treatment of diseases associated with the obstruction or thrombus occlusion of peripheral blood vessels. Such diseases include, for example, occlusive disease, which is accompanied by intermittent claudication - severe pain in the legs, occurring against the backdrop of walking and passing after a short rest. Pentoxifylline enhances peripheral arteries of the lower extremities and reduces the symptoms of intermittent claudication.

When varicose veins Varicose veins - the operation is inevitable?  Varicose veins - the operation is inevitable?
   and thrombophlebitis (vein occlusion of blood clots and inflammation of the walls of the veins) regular pills pentoxifylline reduces thrombus formation and improvement of blood flow through the veins (reduced congestion in the veins, relieve swelling).

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is also an indication for receiving pentoxifylline tablets. It promotes the expansion of the coronary arteries, blood flow, rich in oxygen to the heart muscle (myocardium) and prevent severe complications of CHD as myocardial infarction.

Improved circulation is required in many diseases, such as diseases of the respiratory system, eyes and ears, genitals. In any of these cases, the doctor appoints pentoxifylline, he defines it as the dosage and duration of the course.

Pentoxifylline tablets appoint tablet 2 - 3 times daily after meals, not liquid. After a single oral tablet of pentoxifylline it is almost completely absorbed in the intestine and enters the bloodstream (maximum blood concentration is achieved within an hour). After 8 hours, the drug is almost completely eliminated from the body. Admission retard tablets provides a continuous supply of blood to the active substance. The maximum concentration of pentoxifylline levels achieved after 3-4 hours and stored at therapeutic levels for at least 12 hours.

 Pentoxifylline - tablets: anti-vascular disorders

Contraindications pentoxifylline tablets and side effects that can occur when receiving

Admission pentoxifylline tablets is contraindicated in hemorrhagic stroke, acute myocardial infarction, low blood pressure, cardiac arrhythmias expressed, in case of hypersensitivity to its components, as well as during pregnancy and nursing Breastfeeding - a personal choice  Breastfeeding - a personal choice

Side effects may occur in the central nervous system (headache, dizziness, anxiety, poor sleep Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
 , Convulsions), cardiovascular system (lower blood pressure, arrhythmias, palpitations), gastrointestinal tract (nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms  Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms
 , Intestinal and biliary tract). There may be as visual disturbances and allergic reactions.

Pentoxifylline tablets - an effective tool for the treatment of vascular disorders.

Galina Romanenko

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Aching in the chest to find the cause may be a doctor

March 3, 2012

 Aching pain in the chest
 Aching nature non-intensive and continuous, so you can get used to it. The danger of such pain is that it is often overlooked and not go to the doctor. Aching pain in the chest Chest pain is one symptom - a lot of diseases  Chest pain is one symptom - a lot of diseases
   It may be the first and only sign of serious illness. This symptom occurs in lesions of the mammary glands, organs of the chest and even depression Depression - a little more than a bad mood  Depression - a little more than a bad mood

 Aching in the chest to find the cause may be a doctor

Aching in the mammary gland: causes and characteristics

Pain accompanied by a feeling of heaviness in the chest, hypersensitivity nipple. Their appearance is most often associated with hormonal changes in women.

The most common breast disease, accompanied by aching pain are:

  • Disease of the breast
  • Fibroadenoma
  • Breast Cancer

Breast - a group of benign changes in the breast. It is characterized by proliferation of connective tissue and the appearance of cysts and nodules in the chest. Mastopatia always affects both breasts. Pain occurs a few days before the start of menstruation and during it. Sometimes there are discharge from the nipple. Women also say seal all or part of the prostate is almost painless nodes. Mastopatia can degenerate into a malignant tumor Malignant tumor: cells are mad  Malignant tumor: cells are mad
 But it happens very rarely.

Fibroadenoma - a benign tumor is a painless knot with clear margins. The dimensions of this education are different - from very small to giant.

Breast cancer - malignant neoplasm that arises from epithelial cells of breast ducts. There are diffuse and nodular disease. The tumor with diffuse cancer has no clear boundaries and can take up a significant portion of the breast. When a node in the form of palpable breast tight knot with a rough surface.

 Aching in the chest to find the cause may be a doctor

Aching in diseases of the chest

The most common cause of aching - the defeat of the heart muscle (myocardium), which arises as a result of inflammation or metabolic disorders in it.

Myocarditis - inflammation of the heart muscle. This complication of various infectious diseases, the most common of which are:

  • Flu
  • Hepatitis B and C
  • Roseola
  • Measles
  • Purulent tonsillitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Candidiasis
  • Toxoplasmosis

Some drugs and toxic substances can also cause myocarditis.

For myocarditis characterized by pain in the left side of the chest, shortness of breath during physical exertion, dizziness and palpitations. The body temperature rises to 38 ºC.

Metabolic disease Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things  Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things
   and in the heart muscle leads to the formation of myocardial dystrophy. This disease may be due to malnutrition, vitamin deficiency, physical stress, infections, hormonal imbalance and alcohol abuse. This muscle cells lack the energy, and they can not be reduced with sufficient force. Myocardiodystrophy also developing the deposition in the heart muscle metabolic products - amyloid, iron, glycogen. Besides aching pain in the hearts of myocardial dystrophy symptoms are shortness of breath and a little fatigue during exercise.

 Aching in the chest to find the cause may be a doctor

Aching pain in the chest when neurocirculatory dystonia

Cardiopsychoneurosis - a very common disease among young people. This is a series of disturbances in the cardiovascular system, arising from changes in the nervous regulation.

Factors which may lead to the development of the disease:

  • Hereditary predisposition
  • Puberty
  • Pregnancy, childbirth, menopause
  • Diseases of the endocrine and nervous systems
  • Constant stress
  • Frequent consumption of coffee or alcohol
  • Smoking

Neurocirculatory dystonia manifestations are very diverse. Permanent signs of the disease - pain in the heart. Most often they are aching, lengthy, and sometimes can be combined with short-term pain stabbing character. These unpleasant feelings are their own and terminated after taking sedatives. Often accompanied by pain attack heartbeat, shallow breathing, breathing difficulties, dizziness. Perhaps the increase or decrease in blood pressure. People with dystonia neurocirculatory palm cold, wet.

 Aching in the chest to find the cause may be a doctor

Depression in the "mask"

In addition to the classical form of the disease with depressed mood, there are several. One such option - a hidden depression.

The only sign of depression can only be unpleasant sensations in various parts of the body, including aching pain in the chest. Signs which indicate that condition - the frequency of pain and lack of any changes in internal organs.

Despite the fact that the nagging pain in his chest slightly, it should not be tolerated. Because pain is a sign of any disturbances in the body, so it is always necessary to find out the cause. Early access to a doctor will most effectively carry out the treatment of these diseases.

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