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[IP] Fw: NDL
From: Sherry Webb Nolan <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Monday, September 13, 1999 5:01 PM
I realized when I got home I don't have my home account anymore on IP.
Could you post this message for me? Thanks, and I hope this helps you
The dermatologist recommended I be put on Trental. The perscription I got
is a generic but I can only assume it is comparable to Trental. It is
IC Pentoxifylline 400mg Tabs and I take them 3 times a day. I have been
put on superpotent topical steriod creams before and had a severe allergic
reaction to them, so the doctor is trying the Trental.
The article they sent with it is from a textbook and it has several
mentioned as stated below (nothing on the photocopy I have states the source
so I don't know how much this will help you if you are searching for
1. For nonulcerated, symptomatic lesions, intralesional triamcinolone
given by injection intradermally into plaques. Injections then are
2. Ulcers present in lesions of NLD need to heal prior to steriod
Wound healing with standard wet-to-dry dressings and antibiotic creams
be very slow, especially in insulin-dependent diabetics. Therefore,
permeable membranes(e.g. Opsite, Tegaderm) should be applied over
ulcers, and changed weekly until healing of the ulcer has occurred.
1. A combination of Persantine and asperin has been reported to benefit some
patients with NLD.
2. Administration of pentoxiphylline(Trental) 400mg t.i.d. for 3-4 weeks has
reported to help some patients with NLD.
3. Applications of a superpotent topical steroid will occasionally produce
reduction in lesion size and symptoms.
1. After ulcers are healed, intralesional steriods can be administered, as
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