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Kinetal 400 MG Tablet

Manufactured byCipla Ltd.
Description

Kinetal 400 MG Tablet is an effective medicine to treat aching, cramping and tiredness of the hands and feet associated with blood circulation disorders. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Kinetal 400 MG Tablet

  • Chest pain
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Drowsiness
  • Convulsions (seizures)
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Vomiting

Uses of Kinetal 400 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Obstructed blood vessels
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding unless absolutely necessary. You may be advised to discontinue breastfeeding while using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to pentoxifylline or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Cerebral or Retinal Hemorrhage

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have had a recent episode of cerebral or retinal hemorrhage due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding unless absolutely necessary. You may be advised to discontinue breastfeeding while using this medicine.
General warnings

Hemorrhage

This medicine should be used with caution in patients exposed to the risk factors of internal bleeding. The risk factors may include a condition or use of certain specific medicine.

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Liver disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Use in elderly

This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly as the risk of adverse effects are significantly higher.

Other disease

Report the instance of any disease of the heart and blood vessels, brain, thyroid glands, bleeding problems, etc to the doctor before receiving this medicine. This medicine should be used with caution and any disease worsening symptom should be reported to the doctor immediately. An alternative treatment option should be considered in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Caffeine

Consumption of caffeine while taking this medicine may cause certain side effects to appear. Avoid or limit the uptake of caffeine or caffeine products while taking this medicine.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Atenolol

Glimepiride

Warfarin

Insulin

Ibuprofen

Ciprofloxacin

Rauwolfia serpentina

Benzthiazide

Avanafil

Disease interactions

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Report the use of fish oil containing omega-3-fatty acids. The risk of bleeding is significantly high if these medicines are used together. Report any incidence of unusual bleeding and bruising to the doctor on priority.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label. Do not take more or less than the prescribed quantity. It is advised to take this medicine for the entire prescribed duration even when symptoms improve or resolve.
Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by reducing the thickness of blood and increasing the flexibility of red blood cells. This causes an improvement in blood flow to the hands and feet.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Miscellaneous coagulation modifiers

Schedule

Schedule H

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Information on this page was last updated on 6 May 2020

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