Feburic 20mg Tablet
By AJANTA PHARMA LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
Feburic 20mg Tab composition is a prescription medicine used in conditions of gout caused by higher levels of uric acid in the human body.
Uses of Feburic 20mg Tab
- Hyperuricemic condition (high uric acid in the body)
- Swelling due to arthritis
Contraindications of Feburic 20mg Tab
- People allergic to febuxostat or any other antigout medicine are advised not to take up the prescription.
- People with severe kidney and liver conditions are also prescribed against the medication.
Side effects of Feburic 20mg Tab
Feburic 20mg Tab side effects include nausea and vomiting, diarrhoea, rashes (Steven’s johnson syndrome), blurry vision, pale skin, swelling, hot rushes. It can also result in serious skin reaction like blisters and shading of the skin.
Precautions and Warnings of Feburic 20mg Tab
Can I take Feburic 20mg Tab during pregnancy?
Febuxostat is to be prescribed only after a consultation with the doctor who will weigh the effects and benefits of the same.
Can I take Feburic 20mg Tab while breastfeeding?
It is not known if febuxostat passes onto the milk produced. Consult your doctor before beginning the dosage.
Can I drive if I have taken Feburic 20mg Tab?
Avoid driving if you experience side effects such as dizziness or blurred vision.
Can I consume alcohol with Feburic 20mg Tab?
No. This is not advisable as alcohol will increase the uric acid levels in your body.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- Individuals with renal issues should make the physician know about any complications for a better prescription.
- Avoid meat and beef as these can increase uric acid levels.
- Maintain good amount of water intake while on Feburic 20mg Tab.
Mode of Action of Feburic 20mg Tab
How Does It Work?
Feburic 20mg Tab dosage contains febuxostat as its primary drug constituent, which controls the enzymes that result in the secretion of uric acid, thereby resulting in a decreased level of uric acid in the body.
Directions for Use of Feburic 20mg Tab
The medicine is to be swallowed, preferably with water, in the exact amount as instructed by the doctor.
Interactions of Feburic 20mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
Medicines prescribed to individuals for renal conditions are not to be coupled with febuxostat. Individuals on medication for cancer are also advised not to take febuxostat as the cancer medications nullify its effect. The medicine can also interact with theophylline (used to treat asthma)
Interactions with food items
No complications are found with any food products. However, it is advised to eat products which do not increase the level of uric acid in your body.
Other general Interactions
Individuals with severe kidney, heart or liver conditions are advised to take extra care and make their issues known to the doctor.
Storage and disposal of Feburic 20mg Tab
To be stored at room temperatures and away from direct sunlight or moisture.
Dosage of Feburic 20mg Tab
- Nausea and vomiting
- Allergic reaction
Missed a Dose
Take the missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next prescribed dosage. Do not take double dosage of Feburic 20mg Tab.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Does taking Feburic 20mg Tab cause frequent urination?
A: No, medicines like febuxostat do not result in frequent urination.
Q: Can I stop taking Feburic 20mg Tab when the symptoms have gone?
A: Stopping the medicine before the prescribed duration may result in the gout returning.
Q: How long does it takes Feburic 20mg Tab to start acting after an oral administration?
A: The onset time for this medicine is around 1-2 hours.
Q: Can a heart patient take Feburic 20mg Tab?
A: The individual can take this medicine, but it is advised to monitor the person closely and to be on standby for any side effects from the medicine.
Q: How does one deals with a gout flare?
A: Gout flare results from the build up of uric acid in the body. In such a case, an anti-inflammatory should be taken at the earliest along with ice packs. Also, keep the affected joint elevated.
Q: What should I know regarding storage of medication?
A: Store Feburic 20mg Tab at room temperature and keep away from excess heat and moisture. Do not use any medication that is outdated. Keep out of reach of children.
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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 05:57 AM (IST)
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