Feburic 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
By AJANTA PHARMA LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S composition includes febuxostat, which is a xanathine oxidase inhibitor used to deal with gout attacks and its symptoms.
Uses of Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S
- Hyperuricemic condition (high uric acid in the body)
- Swelling due to arthritis
Contraindications of Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S
- Individuals allergic to febuxostat are advised not to take up the medication.
- People with severe kidney and liver conditions are also prescribed against the medication.
Side effects of Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S
Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S 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 40mg Tab 10`S
Can I take Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S 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 40mg Tab 10`S 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 40mg Tab 10`S?
Avoid driving if you experience side effects such as dizziness or blurred vision.
Can I consume alcohol with Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S?
No. This is not advisable as alcohol will increase the uric acid levels in your body. Individuals who drink should consult a doctor first.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- In case of a gout flare, common condition while on a medication for gout. The issue must be brought to the doctor.
- 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 40mg Tab 10`S.
Mode of Action of Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S
How Does It Work?
The primary content of Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S is febuxostat which acts by decreasing the serum uric acid and in turn the level of uric acid in the human body.
Directions for Use of Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S
The medicine is to be swallowed, preferably with water, in the exact amount as instructed by the doctor.
Interactions of Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S
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 40mg Tab 10`S
The medicine is to be stored at room temperature and away form heat or moisture.
Dosage of Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S
- Nausea and vomiting
- Allergic reaction
Missed a Dose
A missed dosage should be compensated as early as possible but not close to the time of the next dosage as it may result in a double dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: How often can a person overdose on Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S?
A: Studies shown that an overdose on febuxostat is highly unlikely.
Q: Taking Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S has resulted in an increase of discomfort. What are the steps to be taken in such a scenario?
A: Gout medications in several cases result in a gout flare, where an individual suffers from increased discomfort. The medication should be continued after consulting the doctor about the same.
Q: What is the half-life of Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S?
A: The half-life of the medicine is around 5-8 hours.
Q: How long does the effect of Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S last in a human body?
A: The effect of a single dosage lasts for around a day.
Q: Can a diet result in further positive outcomes for the medication?
A: Eating products which lower or have no effect on levels of uric acid can be helpful during the medication. Avoid meat, beef as they have higher levels of uric acid.
Q: What should I know regarding storage of medication?
A: Store Feburic 40mg Tab 10`S 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.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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