Feboxa 40mg Tablet
By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
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The generic composition of Feboxa 40mg Tab is febuxostat, which has anti-gout property.
Uses of Feboxa 40mg Tab
Uses of Feboxa 40mg Tab are chronic gout and other hyperuricaemic conditions.
Contraindications of Feboxa 40mg Tab
- Allergic to the medicine
- Severe kidney/liver disease
Side effects of Feboxa 40mg Tab
- Joint pain
- Increased liver enzyme levels
- Hot flushes
- Serious skin reactions like blisters, shading of skin and rashes (Stevens-Johnson syndrome)
Precautions and Warnings of Feboxa 40mg Tab
Can I take Feboxa 40mg Tab during pregnancy?
Scarce data exist for the safety of this medicine in pregnancy. So, it is advised to avoid this medicine during pregnancy.
Can I take Feboxa 40mg Tab while breastfeeding?
Fewer data exist to establish if this medicine passes into breast milk or not. So, it is advisable to not to use this medicine while breastfeeding to be on the safer side.
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
The medicine can make you feel dizzy or sleepy and may cause blurred vision. Caution is advised while driving if you have consumed this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Alcohol is known to raise uric acid levels in the body. Hence, excess intake of alcohol should be avoided.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You have completed the course of this medicine or are experiencing a flare-up of the gout.
Mode of Action of Feboxa 40mg Tab
How Does It Work?
Raised uric acid levels in the body cause gout. This medicine blocks the enzyme which is required in the synthesis of uric acid.
Directions for Use of Feboxa 40mg Tab
Dosage of Feboxa 40mg Tab should be taken orally in the dosage as prescribed by the physician.
Interactions of Feboxa 40mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
- Mercaptopurine (used to treat cancer)
- Azathioprine (used to reduce immune response)
- Theophylline (used to treat asthma)
Interactions with food items
Meat and beef should be avoided as these foods increase uric acid levels in the body. Also, drinking ample amount of water is advised.
Other general Interactions
This medicine can cause severe heart problems and stroke.
Storage and disposal of Feboxa 40mg Tab
The medicine has to be stored at room temperature, away from light and moisture.
Dosage of Feboxa 40mg Tab
Overdose of this medicine might cause dizziness, nausea, vomiting, rashes and headache. You should see a doctor if you suspect an overdose.
Missed a Dose
If you missed a dose, take it as soon as possible. If it is time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and follow regular schedule. Never take a double dose to compensate for the missed dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: For how long should I take this medicine?
A: It may take several months to cure gout attacks. You should not stop this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Q: When should Feboxa 40mg Tab be taken?
A: You can take the medicine at any time of the day, but taking the medicine at the same time each day is preferable.
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Feboxa 40mg Tab
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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