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Arostat 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Arostat Tablet is a medicine used for the treatment of elevated uric acid levels in blood in conditions such as gouty arthritis. Gouty arthritis is a common type of arthritis that is very painful with...
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ContainsFebuxostat(40.0 Mg)
UsesChronic hyperuricemia
Side effectsDiarrhoea, headache, nausea, swelling
ClassificationANTI-GOUT
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Uses of Arostat 40 MG

Arostat Tablet used in the treatment of chronic hyperuricemia (elevated uric acid levels in the blood) where such deposition has already occurred in conditions like gouty arthritis.

Contraindications of Arostat 40 MG

If you are allergic to febuxostat or any other ingredient of this medicine.

Side effects of Arostat 40 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Increased symptoms of gout
  • Localized swellings

Precautions and Warnings of Arostat 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Arostat Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited safety data available about the use of this medicine in pregnant women. If pregnancy detected while taking this medicine inform your doctor immediately.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Arostat Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if the Arostat Tablet can pass into the breastmilk. Seek advice from your doctor if you are a breastfeeding woman.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Arostat Tablet?
A:
Arostat Tablet may cause dizziness, sleepiness, blurred vision or tingling sensation. It is recommended to avoid performing activities like driving and operating machines unless you are sure how this medicine affects you.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Arostat Tablet?
A:
Arostat Tablet is not known to have an interaction with alcohol. Consult your doctor if you have a habit of drinking alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart, kidney, liver or thyroid-related problems.
  • You have Lesch-Nyhan syndrome (a genetic condition that leads to an increase in the level of uric acid in the blood).
  • You experience a gout attack (sudden pain, warmth, swelling in joints, redness, tenderness).
  • This medicine is not recommended to be used in children and adolescents.
  • You are a pregnant or nursing woman.

Mode of Action of Arostat 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Arostat Tablet works by inhibiting an enzyme that is involved in the uric acid formation, thereby lowering the uric acid levels.

Directions for Use of Arostat 40 MG

  • Arostat Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor with or without food.
  • For optimal results take this medicine at a fixed time every day and do not miss any dose.

Interactions of Arostat 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Arostat Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned sur...
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  • Especially, if you are taking anticancer medicines like mercaptopurine, immunosuppressants like azathioprine, asthma medicine like theophylline.

Storage and disposal of Arostat 40 MG

  • Store this medicine in a dry place, protected from light, heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Arostat 40 MG

Overdose

Seek urgent medical help in case you have consumed too much of the Arostat Tablet.

Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of your medicines. If you have missed any dose of the Arostat Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is chronic hyperuricemia?

A: Chronic hyperuricemia is a condition of elevated uric acid levels in the body. It leads to the deposition of uric acid crystals in joints and tissues causing redness, swelling, stiffness, feeling of warmth and tenderness.

Q: What causes hyperuricemia?

A: It is usually caused due to an unhealthy lifestyle that includes intake of food rich in purine (your body breaks down purine to form uric acid), alcohol, fructose (a type of sugar), certain medicines, etc. People who are obese and have certain medical conditions such as diabetes, poor kidney function, high blood pressure and metabolic disorders are more prone to develop hyperuricemia.

Q: How long should I take the Arostat {[df}}?

A: The duration of the treatment will be decided by your doctor after accessing your condition. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own even if you feel better.
Product Details
Brand
AROSTAT
Expires on or After
26/08/2022

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