At a Glance
- Oral medication taken over the span of several months
- Helps prevent further scarring, and improves erection quality
- Usually prescribed in conjunction with other interventions
- Rx Only
Oral medications such as generic Pentoxifylline tablets may help stabilize the penile scarring process. Well-known brand names for Pentoxifylline are Trental™, Pentox™, Pentoxil™ and Flexital™.
Starts at $0.40 per 400mg Tablet
What to know about Pentoxifylline Tablets
How it Works
When taken over a period of months Pentoxifylline may prevent continued scaring, improve erection quality through improved blood circulation, and help reduce the calcification of the plaque.
Who is it for?
While pentoxifylline is not FDA-approved for the treatment of Peyronie’s disease it is prescribed as an off-label medication for men with penile curvature.
After 4-6 months of taking 400mg of Pentoxifylline (PTX), participants in one study found that PTX either stabilized or made improvement in the calcifications caused by Peyronie’s Disease.
Pentoxifylline Tablets Side Effects
- Gastric distress (Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea)
- Blurred vision
Good to know
- May be prescribed in conjunction with injections or topical creams for added effectiveness
- Taking Pentoxifylline with meals may help prevent an upset stomach
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