Blood Viscosity-reducing Drugs are medicines that improve blood flow by
making the blood less viscous (sticky).
The main use of Blood-viscosity Reducing Drugs is to relieve painful leg
cramps caused by poor circulation, a condition called Intermittent
Claudication. Physicians also may prescribe this medicine for other
conditions, including stroke, impotence, male infertility, Raynaud's
Disease, and nerve and circulation problems caused by diabetes.
Blood-viscosity Reducing Drugs are available only with a physician's
prescription and come in extended-release tablet form. Examples of
blood-viscosity reducing drugs are Pentoxifylline (Trental) and