Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) Topic Guide

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD): Peripheral vascular disease (peripheral artery disease or PVD) causes narrowing of blood vessels to the body (other than the brain and heart). Learn about symptoms and treatment.

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins


cilostazol Cilostazol

Cilostazol is a vasodilator that works by relaxing the muscles in your blood vessels to help them dilate (widen). Cilostazol dilates arteries that supply bl...learn more »

clopidogrel Clopidogrel

Clopidogrel is used to lower your risk of having a stroke, blood clot, or serious heart problem after you've had a heart attack, severe chest pain (angina), ...learn more »

pentoxifylline Pentoxifylline

Pentoxifylline causes changes in your blood that help improve blood flow. This also helps your blood carry oxygen to your tissues and organs...learn more »

warfarin Warfarin

Warfarin is an anticoagulant (blood thinner). Warfarin reduces the formation of blood clots...learn more »

ticlopidine (oral) Ticlopidine (oral)

Ticlopidine helps to prevent platelets in your blood from sticking together and forming a blood clot. An unwanted blood clot can occur with certain heart or...learn more »