Medical Dictionary

pentoxifylline pen·tox·if·yl·line (pěn'tŏk-sĭf'ə-lēn', -lĭn, pěn-tŏk'sə-fĭl'ēn', -ĭn)
A bitter-tasting compound that decreases blood viscosity and improves blood flow, used in the treatment of intermittent claudication.

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a drug (trade name Trental) used to treat claudication; believed to increase the flexibility of red blood cells so they can flow through the blood vessels to the legs and feet 
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