Pentoxifylline

Grey

Brand Name(s):Trental

Indication:Intermittent claudication in people with peripheral arterial disease

Rationale:1

Considered:Jul-11

Review Date:Oct-20

Comments:
NICE CG 147 Lower limb peripheral arterial disease August 2012

Cilostazol, pentoxifylline and inositol nicotinate are not recommended for the treatment of intermittent claudication in people with peripheral arterial disease.

People currently receiving cilostazol, pentoxifylline and inositol nicotinate should have the option to continue treatment until they and their clinicians consider it appropriate to stop.

NICE technology appraisal guidance 223, Cilostazol, naftidrofuryl oxalate, pentoxifylline and inositol nicotinate for the treatment of intermittent claudication in people with peripheral arterial disease May 2011