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Febustat 120mg Tablet

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By ABBOTT HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Febuxostat(120.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-GOUT

Medical Description

Febustat Tablet is a medicine used for the treatment of elevated uric acid levels in blood in conditions such as gouty arthritis. Gouty arthritis is a common type of arthritis that is very painful wit...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Febustat 120mg Tablet

Febustat Tablet used in the treatment of chronic hyperuricemia (elevated uric acid levels in the blood) where such deposition has already occurred in conditions like gouty arthritis.
contraindications

Contraindications of Febustat 120mg Tablet

If you are allergic to febuxostat or any other ingredient of this medicine.
sideEffects

Side effects of Febustat 120mg Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Increased symptoms of gout
  • Localized swellings
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Febustat 120mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Febustat Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited safety data available about the use of this medicine in pregnant women. If pregnancy detected while taking this medicine inform your doctor immediately.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Febustat Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if the Febustat Tablet can pass into the breastmilk. Seek advice from your doctor if you are a breastfeeding woman.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Febustat Tablet?
A:
Febustat Tablet may cause dizziness, sleepiness, blurred vision or tingling sensation. It is recommended to avoid performing activities like driving and operating machines unless you are sure how this medicine affects you.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Febustat Tablet?
A:
Febustat Tablet is not known to have an interaction with alcohol. Consult your doctor if you have a habit of drinking alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart, kidney, liver or thyroid-related problems.
  • You have Lesch-Nyhan syndrome (a genetic condition that leads to an increase in the level of uric acid in the blood).
  • You experience a gout attack (sudden pain, warmth, swelling in joints, redness, tenderness).
  • This medicine is not recommended to be used in children and adolescents.
  • You are a pregnant or nursing woman.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Febustat 120mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Febustat Tablet works by inhibiting an enzyme that is involved in the uric acid formation, thereby lowering the uric acid levels.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Febustat 120mg Tablet

  • Febustat Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor with or without food.
  • For optimal results take this medicine at a fixed time every day and do not miss any dose.
interactions

Interactions of Febustat 120mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Febustat Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned sur...
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  • Especially, if you are taking anticancer medicines like mercaptopurine, immunosuppressants like azathioprine, asthma medicine like theophylline.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Febustat 120mg Tablet

  • Store this medicine in a dry place, protected from light, heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Febustat 120mg Tablet

Overdose

Seek urgent medical help in case you have consumed too much of the Febustat Tablet.

Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of your medicines. If you have missed any dose of the Febustat Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is chronic hyperuricemia?

A: Chronic hyperuricemia is a condition of elevated uric acid levels in the body. It leads to the deposition of uric acid crystals in joints and tissues causing redness, swelling, stiffness, feeling of warmth and tenderness.

Q: What causes hyperuricemia?

A: It is usually caused due to an unhealthy lifestyle that includes intake of food rich in purine (your body breaks down purine to form uric acid), alcohol, fructose (a type of sugar), certain medicines, etc. People who are obese and have certain medical conditions such as diabetes, poor kidney function, high blood pressure and metabolic disorders are more prone to develop hyperuricemia.

Q: How long should I take the Febustat {[df}}?

A: The duration of the treatment will be decided by your doctor after accessing your condition. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own even if you feel better.

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ContainsFebuxostat(120.0 Mg)
UsesChronic hyperuricemia
Side effectsDiarrhoea, headache, nausea, swelling
Last Updated on: 16 Jul 2021 | 06:48 AM (IST)
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