Which medications in the drug class Hemorheologic Agents are used in the treatment of Necrobiosis Lipoidica?

Updated: Mar 06, 2020
  • Author: Cheryl J Barnes, MD; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Hemorheologic Agents

These agents reduce complications resulting from increased blood viscosity.

Pentoxifylline (Trental)

Pentoxifylline may alter the rheology of red blood cells, consequently reducing blood viscosity. It increases fibrinolysis and red blood cell deformity and also inhibits platelet aggregation.


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