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Feburic 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Feburic 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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Feburic 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By AJANTA PHARMA LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
140.8*
MRP 176.00
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Febuxostat(80.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-gout

Medical Description

Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S composition includes febuxostat, which is a xanathine oxidase inhibitor used to deal with gout attacks and its symptoms.

Uses of Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S

  • Gout
  • Increased uric acid level
  • Swelling due to arthritis

Contraindications of Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S

Individuals allergic to febuxostat are advised against the medication.

Side effects of Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S

  • Feburic 80mg 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.
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Precautions and Warnings of Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S during pregnancy?
A:
Febuxostat is to be prescribed only after a consultation with the doctor who will weigh the effects and benefits of the same.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if febuxostat passes onto the milk produced. Consult your doctor before coupling the medicine and breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S?
A:
Driving should be avoided in case side effects such as dizziness or blurred vision are felt.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S?
A:
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
  • Individuals with a history of heart conditions and infarctions are advised to take the medication only if the doctor prescribes it and must keep close monitoring of the condition.
  • Avoid meat and beef as these can increase uric acid levels.
  • Maintain good amount of water intake while on Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S.

Mode of Action of Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S

How Does It Work?

The primary content of Feburic 80mg 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 80mg Tab 10`S

The medicine is to be swallowed, preferably with water, in the exact amount as instructed by the doctor.

Interactions of Feburic 80mg 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 80mg Tab 10`S

The medicine is to be stored at room temperature and away form heat or moisture.

Dosage of Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S

Overdose

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Rashes
  • Dizziness
  • 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)

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Q: Are there any instructions along with taking Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S?

A: No such instructions are present while taking the medicine. However, the individual must stay hydrated all the time.

Q: Is it compulsory to take Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S after a meal?

A: There is no compulsion of food to take the medicine. It can be taken before or after a meal.

Q: What to do if you suffer from gout flares upon taking the medication?

A: Gout flares can be a result of the medication starting to work. The individual can see a doctor if possible but must not stop the medication without consultation as it may worsen the situation.

Q: What should one do in case of a gout flare?

  • Take an anti-inflammatory medicine
  • Drink up fluids. Alcohol or soda should be avoided
  • Keep the affected joint elevated
  • Use an ice pack on the affected region

Q: How long does a prescription of Feburic 80mg Tab 10`S generally last for?

A: There is no fixed tenure for the prescription. It can take weeks or months in cases before an individual is deemed out of the risk of getting a gout attack.

Q: What should I know regarding storage of medication?

A: Store Feburic 80mg 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: 15 Aug 2020 | 06:12 AM (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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