Fbx 80mg Tablet
By ALBERT DAVID LIMITED
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The composition of Fbx 80mg Tab consists of febuxostat, which is used to treat gout.
Uses of Fbx 80mg Tab
- Chronic gout
- Hyperuricaemic conditions (increased uric acid level in the blood)
Contraindications of Fbx 80mg Tab
- Allergic reactions to Fbx 80mg Tab
- Severe kidney/liver disease
Side effects of Fbx 80mg Tab
- Joint pain
- Increased liver enzyme levels and rash
- Hot flushes
- Serious skin reactions like blister, shading of skin, rashes (Stevens-Johnson syndrome)
Precautions and Warnings of Fbx 80mg Tab
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
There is no adequate data about the safety of this medicine in pregnancy. The medicine should not be used during pregnancy.
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
It is not known whether this medicine may pass into human breast milk. Hence it is unsafe to use if you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed.
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
If you feel dizziness, sleepiness, or blurred vision, then try to avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
There is no known interaction with alcohol. Uric acid levels are known to be increased by alcohol in the body and can worsen the underlying condition of gout. Excessive consumption of alcohol should be avoided.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You have heart problems, renal disease, serious allergic reaction to allopurinol (a medication used for the treatment of gout) or liver disease. Thyroid problems While starting treatment with this medicine, you may get gout flare-up; however, continue taking the medicine
Mode of Action of Fbx 80mg Tab
How Does It Work?
Gout is associated with increased uric acid levels. Fbx 80mg Tab blocks an enzyme in the production of uric acid and lowers the level, hence it is used for the treatment of gout.
Directions for Use of Fbx 80mg Tab
Take the dosage of Fbx 80mg Tab as directed by your doctor.
Interactions of Fbx 80mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
- Cancer medicines (mercaptopurine)
- Immune response reducing medicines (azathioprine)
- Asthma treating medicines (theophylline)
Interactions with food items
There is no known interaction.
Storage and disposal of Fbx 80mg Tab
Store it at room temperature away from moisture and light. Keep it out of children's reach.
Dosage of Fbx 80mg Tab
Symptoms of overdose similar to side effects of Fbx 80mg Tab may include dizziness, nausea, vomiting, rash, headache, etc. Seek emergency medical care immediately.
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose take it as quickly as you remember. If it is nearing the next dose time, leave the missed dose and continue your regular Fbx 80mg Tab dosage. Do not double the dose of medicine to compensate for a missed one.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What dietary restriction should I follow while on this medicine?
A: Avoid meat and beef as these can increase uric acid levels. You are advised to maintain a good amount of water intake while on this medicine.
Q: How long should I take the tablet?
A: This medicine should be taken as advised by your doctor as the dose and duration varies from patient to patient.
Q: Should I stop this medicine, if I feel better?
A: This medicine should not be stopped without your doctor's consultation, as some medicines are known to have a rebound effect.
Q: What are all the things I need to know while taking the medicine?
A: This medicine may cause serious heart problems like trouble breathing, dizziness, irregular heartbeat, etc. Inform your doctor immediately if you recognise any of these symptoms.
Q: Is this medicine habit-forming?
A: No, this medicine is not known to be addictive or habit-forming.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 06:09 AM (IST)
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