Febutaz 40mg 100 Tablets

$19.85

Tablets per box: 100, Manufacturer: Sun Pharma

Description

Composition Febuxostat 40mg
Substitutes Febustat 40mg 10s x 10, zurig 40 mg 10s x 3
Shipping class Room Temperature

Medicine Overview of Febutaz 40mg 100 Tablets

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Uses of Febutaz 40mg 100 Tablets

Febutaz 40 Tablet is used in the treatment of gout.
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Febutaz 40mg 100 Tablets side effects

Common

Increased liver enzymes, Diarrhoea, Headache, Nausea, Skin rash
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How to use Febutaz 40mg 100 Tablets

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Febutaz 40 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Febutaz 40mg 100 Tablets works

Febutaz 40 Tablet is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor. It works by decreasing blood uric acid, which is the chemical that causes gout.

In Depth Information on Febutaz 40mg 100 Tablets

Expert advice for Febutaz 40mg 100 Tablets

  • Your doctor has prescribed Febutaz 40 Tablet to reduce episodes of gout attack.
  • Take Febutaz 40 Tablet at the same time every day, with or without food.
  • Take plenty of fluids (2-3 litres) daily while on Febutaz 40 Tablet.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop a rash. This could be a sign of allergy and should go away on discontinuing Febutaz 40 Tablet.
  • When you first start taking Febutaz 40 Tablet, you might have more gout attacks. Do not stop Febutaz 40 Tablet on having an acute attack of gout as that could make an attack worse.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Febutaz 40 Tablet as it may cause your gout to flare up.

Febutaz 40mg 100 Tablets related warnings

Special precautions for Febutaz 40mg 100 Tablets

alcohol
Alcohol
caution
Taking alcohol can increase your uric acid levels and hence aggravate gout.
pregnancy
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Febutaz 40 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
lactation
Lactation
caution
Febutaz 40 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
driving
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Febutaz 40 Tablet may cause dizziness, sleepiness, blurred vision, numbness or tingling sensation. This may affect your driving ability.
kidney
Kidney
Febutaz 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Febutaz 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available regarding the use of Febutaz 40 Tablet in these patients.
liver
Liver
Febutaz 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Febutaz 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available regarding the use of Febutaz 40 Tablet in these patients.

What if you miss a dose of Febutaz 40mg 100 Tablets?

If you miss a dose of Febutaz 40 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Additional information

Weight 0.05 kg