Febubest 80mg Tablet
By INDOCO REMEDIES LTD
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The composition of Febubest 80mg Tab consists of febuxostat, which is an anti-gout medicine.
Uses of Febubest 80mg Tab
The uses of Febubest 80mg Tab include the treatment of chronic gout and other hyperuricemic conditions (rare).
Contraindications of Febubest 80mg Tab
- Allergic to this medicine
- Severe kidney/liver disease
Side effects of Febubest 80mg Tab
- Joint pain
- Increased liver enzyme levels
- Hot flushes
- Serious skin reaction like the blister, shading of skin, and rashes (Steven's johnson syndrome)
Precautions and Warnings of Febubest 80mg Tab
Can I take Febubest 80mg Tab during pregnancy?
Little data exist for the safety of this medicine during pregnancy. Therefore, it is advised not to take this medicine during pregnancy.
Can I take Febubest 80mg Tab while breastfeeding?
Enough data is not available to tell whether this medicine passes into breast milk or not. To be on the safer side, avoid taking the medicine while breastfeeding or consult your physician.
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
Consumption of this medicine can cause dizziness, sleepiness, and blurred vision. Hence, you should be careful while driving if you have taken this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Alcohol can increase uric acid levels in the body. Therefore, alcohol should be avoided while you are taking this medicine.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have heart problems
- You have renal disease
- You have a serious allergic reaction to allopurinol (a medication used for the treatment of Gout)
- You have liver disease
- You have a thyroid disorder
- You get gout flare-up. However, you should continue taking medicine in this case.
Mode of Action of Febubest 80mg Tab
How Does It Work?
The increased uric acid level in the body causes gout. This medicine blocks the enzyme, which is responsible for production of uric acid and lowers its level.
Directions for Use of Febubest 80mg Tab
The dosage of Febubest 80mg Tab is to be taken orally, with or without food, as directed by your physician.
Interactions of Febubest 80mg 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 when taking this medicine as they increases uric acid levels in the body. Drink plenty of water when you are on this medication.
Other general Interactions
Serious cardiac problems and stroke can be caused by this medicine.
Storage and disposal of Febubest 80mg Tab
Keep this medication at room temperature, away from heat and moisture.
Dosage of Febubest 80mg Tab
Overdose of this medicine may cause dizziness, nausea, vomiting, rashes, headache, etc. Consult your physician in case of an overdose.
Missed a Dose
If you skipped a dose by mistake, take it as early as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and follow your regular schedule.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is this medicine a steroid?
A: No. This medicine is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor which help lowers uric acid level in blood.
Q: Why I get flare-up when starting this medicine?
A: You may get flare-up when crystals begin to dissolve in your joints as the level of uric acid goes down.
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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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