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Feburid 40mg Tablet

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Febuxostat(40.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

The composition of Feburid 40mg Tab is the medicine febuxostat. It is used for treating gout.

Uses of Feburid 40mg Tab

Chronic gout

Contraindications of Feburid 40mg Tab

  • Allergic reactions to the medicine
  • Severe kidney disease
  • Severe liver disease

Side effects of Feburid 40mg Tab

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Joint pain
  • Headache
  • Increased liver enzyme levels and rash
  • Swelling
  • Hot flushes
  • Serious skin reaction like blisters, shading of skin and rashes (Stevens-Johnson syndrome)

Precautions and Warnings of Feburid 40mg Tab


Can I take Feburid 40mg Tab during pregnancy?
This medicine should not be used during pregnancy unless advised by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
This medicine should not be used during breastfeeding unless advised by your doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
If you experience dizziness, sleepiness or blurred vision, try to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
Avoid consuming alcohol with this medicine. Alcohol is known to increase the levels of uric acid in the body and can worsen your condition.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart problems
  • You have renal disease
  • You have liver disease
  • You have thyroid problems

Mode of Action of Feburid 40mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Gout is associated with increased uric acid levels. The medicine blocks an enzyme that is responsible for the production of uric acid, and thus lowers its level.

Directions for Use of Feburid 40mg Tab

Use as directed by your doctor. While starting treatment with this medicine, you may get gout-flare up; however, continue taking the medicine as prescribed.

Interactions of Feburid 40mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

Ask your doctor about all possible interactions. Common interactions include mercaptopurine, azathioprine and theophylline.

Interactions with food items

Meat (especially beef) is known to increase the levels of uric acid in the body. Avoid consuming meat during treatment. Ensure that you consume a proper amount of water.

Storage and disposal of Feburid 40mg Tab

Store at room temperature and away from light and moisture. Keep out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Feburid 40mg Tab


Follow the dosage of Feburid 40mg Tab that has been prescribed by your doctor. If you suspect an overdose, contact your doctor immediately. The symptoms of an overdose may include a change in pulse rates, drowsiness, confusion, vomiting, fainting, etc.
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for a missed one.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What dietary restriction should I follow while taking Feburid 40mg Tab?

A: Avoid meat and beef as these can increase uric acid levels. Ensure that you consume your required water intake while on this medicine.

Q: How long should I take this medicine for?

A: This medicine should be taken as advised by your doctor as the dose and duration varies from patient to patient.

Q: Should I stop taking this medicine if I feel better?

A: Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q: Is this medicine habit-forming?

A: No, this medicine is not known to be addictive or habit-forming.

Q: How long this medicine effect stays in our body?

A: The duration of the medicine's effect depends on the patient and the severity of symptoms.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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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