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Febutaz 40 MG Tablet 10

Febutaz 40 MG Tablet 10

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    • Rs. 85.00

    Uses :

    Febuxostat is used in the treatment of high blood uric acid levels commonly termed as hyperuricemia and painful joint condition associated with it (gout).

    Mode of drug action


    Febuxostat is classified under a group of medications known as xanthine oxidase inhibitors. Xanthine oxidase is an enzyme which oxidizes both hypoxanthine and xanthine to uric acid. Febuxostat tablets act by inhibiting the enzyme thereby decreasing the blood uric acid levels and preventing gout attacks.

    What are the common side effects?

    The side effects of febuxostat include increased levels of liver enzymes, joint pain, acne-like rash, chest pain, dizziness, shortness of breath, difficult speech, nausea, weakness, and numbness of extremity.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Be cautious about the Febutaz side effects such as stomach upset and joint pain.

    • Pregnant women should consult the doctor before taking tab Febutaz.

    • Avoid foods like red meat, seafood, spinach, and cauliflower while taking Febutaz tablet.

    • Consult the doctor if any allergic reactions of Febutaz are experienced.

    • Before taking Febutaz, inform the doctor about the current health conditions.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is febuxostat similar to allopurinol in action? Yes. Both the drugs belong to the same class and act by preventing the formation of uric acid.

    2. Is febuxostat a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug? No. Febuxostat belongs to a group of drugs known as xanthine oxidase inhibitors.

    3. Is it safe to take colchicine with febuxostat? Yes. Colchicine can be taken safely with febuxostat.

    4. Does consumption of alcohol cause any side effects while taking febuxostat tablets? There is no known interaction between alcohol and febuxostat. However, consult your doctor for safe use of the drug.

    5. I am experiencing, warmth, tenders and extreme pain in the joint, after started taking febuxostat tablets; shall I discontinue the medications? Initially, you may experience gout symptom flares which wean off on time. Do not stop or start your medication without consulting your doctor.

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