pentoxifylline

noun

pent·​ox·​i·​fyl·​line ˌpen-ˌtäk-ˈsif-ə-ˌlēn How to pronounce pentoxifylline (audio)
: a methylxanthine derivative C13H18N4O3 that reduces blood viscosity, increases microcirculatory blood flow, and is used to treat intermittent claudication resulting from occlusive arterial disease see trental

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“Pentoxifylline.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pentoxifylline. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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