Ebuxo 40mg Tablet
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The composition of Ebuxo 40mg Tab contains febuxostat, which is used in the treatment of gout.
Uses of Ebuxo 40mg Tab
- Chronic gout
- Other hyperuricemic conditions (rarely)
Contraindications of Ebuxo 40mg Tab
- Hypersensitivity to the medicine
- Severe kidney or liver disorders
Side effects of Ebuxo 40mg Tab
- The common side-effects of Ebuxo 40mg Tab include nausea, diarrhoea, joint pain, headache, increased liver enzyme levels, rash, swelling and hot flushes
- The serious side effects of include skin reactions, such as blisters, shading of skin and rashes (Stevens-Johnson syndrome)
Precautions and Warnings of Ebuxo 40mg Tab
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
Studies on the safe use of the medicine during pregnancy are not available, it is not recommended for use during pregnancy or while planning a pregnancy.
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
Sufficient data on the safe use of the medicine while nursing are not available. It may be unsafe to use while breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
Avoid driving if you experience dizziness, sleepiness or blurred vision.
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Alcohol is known to increase the levels of uric acid in the body and can aggravate the underlying condition of gout. Interaction with the medicine is not known.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You have heart problems, renal disorder, liver disorder or thyroid issues.
Mode of Action of Ebuxo 40mg Tab
How Does It Work?
The medicine works by blocking the enzyme involved in the production of uric acid.
Directions for Use of Ebuxo 40mg Tab
The dosage of Ebuxo 40mg Tab should be taken as instructed by the physician.
Interactions of Ebuxo 40mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
- Mercaptopurine (cancer treatment)
- Azathioprine (to reduce immune response)
- Theophylline (asthma treatment)
Interactions with food items
There is limited information available for the interaction of this medicine with food.
Storage and disposal of Ebuxo 40mg Tab
The medicine should be stored in a place free of heat and moisture. Instructions on the label should be followed.
Dosage of Ebuxo 40mg Tab
The dosage of Ebuxo 40mg Tab should be followed correctly as instructed by the healthcare practitioner. In case of an overdose, seek medical help immediately. The symptoms of overdose include dizziness, nausea, vomiting, rash and headache.
Missed a Dose
The missed dose should be taken when you remember. The missed dose can be skipped if the next dose is approaching, and the regular dosing schedule can be continued. Do not take extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What are the other warnings to be considered while using the medicine?
- The medicine on initiation may cause a flare-up of gout. It should still be continued for better results
- Patients with allergic reactions to allopurinol (used in the treatment of gout) should discuss with the physician prior to treatment with the medicine
Q: What are the ideal storage conditions for the medicine tablets?
A: The tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from excessive heat, moisture and sunlight. Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not use after expiry or when not needed.
Q: When and how should I use the medicine?
A: The medicine tablet should be swallowed with water, with or without food. The medicine should be taken daily and should be stopped only after consultation with the physician.
Q: What are the dietary restrictions to be followed while using the medicine?
A: Beef and meat should be avoided as it increases the uric acid levels. A good amount of water intake should be maintained during treatment
Q: What are the things to be discussed with the doctor prior to treatment with the medicine?
A: The doctor should be informed about the entire medical and surgical history and current conditions and about all medications, herbal and natural medications. Women should inform regarding pregnancy or nursing before treatment.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 09:35 AM (IST)
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