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Febugood 80mg Tablet

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By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Febuxostat(80.0 Mg)
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Anti-gout

Medical Description

The medicine is used to treat gout. The composition of Febugood 80mg Tab contains the active substance febuxostat belonging to the class of medicines called xanthine oxidase inhibitors that prevents gout attacks.
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Uses of Febugood 80mg Tab

  • Chronic gout
  • Other hyperuricaemic conditions, but very rarely

Contraindications of Febugood 80mg Tab

  • Allergic to Febugood 80mg Tab
  • Suffering from severe kidney or liver diseases

Side effects of Febugood 80mg Tab

  • Nausea, diarrhoea, joint pain, headache
  • Increased liver enzyme levels and rash
  • Sometimes serious allergic reactions
  • Swelling, hot flushes
  • Serious skin reactions such as blisters, shading of skin, rashes (Stevens-Johnson syndrome)

Precautions and Warnings of Febugood 80mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
It is not wise to use this medicine during pregnancy. Insufficient data is available on the use of this medicine in a pregnant woman.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is no proper information whether it can pass into breast milk or not. Therefore, it is not considered safe for use if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
A:
You should avoid driving if you experience any signs of dizziness, sleepiness, and blurred vision.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
A:
Try to avoid excessive alcohol consumption as alcohol can enhance uric acid levels in the body and worsen the underlying gout condition.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart problems, renal diseases, liver diseases, thyroid problems or any
  • serious allergic reaction to allopurinol
  • You get a gout flare-up at the beginning of treatment

Mode of Action of Febugood 80mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Gout is typically associated with increased uric acid levels in the body. The medicine stops an enzyme that is responsible for uric acid production and thus decreases the uric acid levels in the body.

Directions for Use of Febugood 80mg Tab

Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Strictly follow your doctor's instructions.

Interactions of Febugood 80mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Cancer treatment medicines
  • Immune response reducing medicines
  • Asthma treatment medicines

Interactions with food items

There is no adequate information available on food interaction.

Other general Interactions

Appropriate information is not available. Check with your doctor prior to use.

Storage and disposal of Febugood 80mg Tab

You should store it in its original package at room temperature. Keep it away from excess heat, moisture, and freezing. Children must stay out of reach from this medicine.

Dosage of Febugood 80mg Tab

Overdose

Please seek emergency medical help in case you suspect an overdose. The signs which are similar to side effects of Febugood 80mg Tab include dizziness, nausea, vomiting, rash, headache, etc.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose take it as soon as you remember. If it is already time for the next dose, do not take the one you missed and continue as per your regular Febugood 80mg Tab dosage. Do not compensate for a missed one by taking it twice.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How does Febugood 80mg Tab work?

A: The medicine decreases the production of uric acid in the body, in gout patients.

Q: Do I need to follow a specific diet?

A: No, you can follow your normal diet, unless your doctor advises you otherwise.

Q: Can Febugood 80mg Tab cure gout ?

A: It controls gout but cannot cure gout completely.

Q: What does gout mean?

A: Gout is a type of arthritis wherein uric acid, which naturally occurs in the body, accumulates in the joints. It causes sudden attacks of swelling, pain, and heat in one or more joints.

Q: Can gout reoccur?

A: Gout can occur every few months or years. It can reoccur more often if left untreated.

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Febugood 80mg Tab

Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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