Febuget 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Febuget 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Febuget 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Febuxostat(40.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Febuget 40 tablet is an anti-gout medicine. Febuget 40 is used to treat increased uric acid levels in the blood. Hyperuricaemia is a condition where the amount of uric acid level rises in the blood an...
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Uses of Febuget 40 MG

Febuget 40 tablet is 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 Febuget 40 MG

If you are allergic to febuxostat or other ingredients present in Febuget 40 tablet.

Side effects of Febuget 40 MG

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Rashes
  • Swelling of hands and feet

Precautions and Warnings of Febuget 40 MG



Can I take Febuget 40 tablet during pregnancy?
Limited information is available about the effect of Febuget 40 tablet on pregnancy. Avoid the use of the medicine during pregnancy unless prescribed by the doctor. Inform the doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Febuget 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
Limited information is available about the effect of Febuget 40 tablet on breastfeeding. Avoid while breastfeeding unless prescribed by the doctor.


Can I drive after consuming Febuget 40 tablet?
Febuget 40 tablet medicine makes you feel sleepy, dizziness and blurred vision after taking the medicine. Hence, avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Febuget 40 tablet?
Alcohol increases uric acid levels in the blood. Thus, it worsens the condition. Hence, avoid alcohol when you are suffering from gout.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kind of pre-existing health condition such as 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 Febuget 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Febuget 40 tablet contains febuxostat as the active ingredient and lowers the uric acid levels by inhibiting xanthine oxidase responsible for the formation of uric acid.

Directions for Use of Febuget 40 MG

Swallow it as a whole with an adequate amount of water. Taken with or without food. Take the medicine at the same time every day.

Interactions of Febuget 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Febuget 40 tablet works or Febuget 40 tablet itself affects the action 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 Febuget 40 MG

  • Store at a temperature below 25°C at a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Febuget 40 MG


If you have taken too much of the medicine contact the doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid a double dose of m...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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: Is Febuget 40 tablet safe for the liver?

A: Febuget 40 tablet is not recommended for patients who have high levels of liver enzymes in the blood or if anyone is suffering from liver disease.

Q: Can I eat non-vegetarian food with the medicine?

A: The medicine does not have reactions to the food. However, avoid foods that cause uric acid levels to go high.

Q: Can Febuget 40 tablet medicine raise the blood sugar levels?

A: Febuget 40 tablet medicine has no known interactions with blood sugar-lowering medicines, along with its side effect as raised blood sugar level. Hence, it does not increase blood sugar levels. However, if you feel the medicine is altering the sugar levels, reach out to the doctor immediately.

Q: For how long I can take Febuget 40?

A: The duration of treatment with Febuget 40 depends on the underlying condition and the patient's response to the treatment. Take it for the recommended duration only.

Q: Can I stop taking Febuget 40 if I feel improvement in symptoms?

A: Do not stop taking this medicine without your doctor's recommendation as it may worsen your gout attacks.

Q: Is Febuget and febuxostat same?

A: Yes, Febuget 40 tablet contains febuxostat as its active ingredient. It is used to lower the raised uric acid levels in the blood.

Q: What is the best time to take Febuget 40 tablet?

A: Febuget 40 should be taken as advised by your doctor. You can take this medicine in the morning with or without food at a fixed time every day to gain the optimal therapeutic benefit of lowering uric acid levels.


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ContainsFebuxostat(40.0 Mg)
UsesGout, Hyperuricemia
Side effectsSudden joint pain, headache, nausea, vomiting
Last Updated on: 06 Dec 2021 | 04:35 PM (IST)
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