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Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By ABBOTT HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
154*
MRP 192.50
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Febuxostat(80.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-gout

Medical Description

Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is an anti-gout medicine used for the treatment of gout. The generic name of Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is Febuxostat.

Uses of Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets uses are for the treatment of chronic gout and, very rarely, in other hyperuricemic conditions.

Contraindications of Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Allergic reactions to this medicine or its constituents.
  • Severe kidneys/liver disease.

Side effects of Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets side effects include nausea, diarrhoea, joint pain, headache; increased liver enzyme levels and rash; and sometimes, severe allergic reactions, swelling, hot flushes along with severe skin reactions like blisters, shading of skin, rashes, Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
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Precautions and Warnings of Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Sufficient data to establish safety of this medicine in pregnancy are not available; hence, Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets should not be used during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Very less data are available about the passage of Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets into human breast milk. Hence it is unsafe to use while breast feeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?
A:
Avoid driving as after the administration of this medicine, you may feel dizziness, sleepiness and blurred vision.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?
A:
No known interaction is found with alcohol. Alcohol increases uric acid levels in the body and can worsen the condition. Hence, avoid excessive consumption of alcohol during its prescription.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Your doctor needs to be informed, if you have: heart or liver problems; renal diseases; serious allergic reactions to Allopurinol (a medication used for the treatment of gout); thyroid problems. Even if your gout is flare up, continue taking medicine and inform your doctor.
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Mode of Action of Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Sometimes, there is an increase in uric acid levels in gout. Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets lowers uric acid levels by blocking the enzyme responsible for its production.

Directions for Use of Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets dosage and duration should be as prescribed by your doctor. You should swallow (not to be chewed, crushed or broken) Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets as a whole. Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time each 24 hours.
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Interactions of Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat cancer (mercaptopurine)
  • Medicines used to reduce immune response (azathioprine)
  • Medicines used to treat asthma (theophylline)

Interactions with food items

No known interaction is reported with food. Avoid meat and beef as these can increase uric acid levels. A good and healthy amount of water intake is strongly recommended while on this medicine.

Other general Interactions

There is no specific information available for this product.

Storage and disposal of Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

The medicine should be stored in tightly closed container and at room temperature away from light, excess heat, moisture and out of reach of children.

Dosage of Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets overdose can cause dizziness, nausea, vomiting, rash, headache, etc. If such symptoms arises and later persists, emergency medical care is strongly recommended.

Missed a Dose

Missed dose should be taken it as soon as you recall it. If it is time for the upcoming dose, missed dose should be skipped and the regular dosing schedule should be followed. Avoid taking a double dose of medicine as a compensatory one.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is recommended by doctors?

A: There are risks of very serious heart-related problems and stroke associated with Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets . Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets should be only used after treatment with a medication called allopurinol. If it did not work to lower your levels of uric acid, cause serious side effects or is not recommended by your doctor, the medication should be stopped. Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets should be only used if you have symptoms caused by a high levels of blood uric acid.

Q: How to use Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?

A: This medication is to taken orally with or without having meals and as directed or prescribed by your doctor. Its typical dosage is usually one tablet per day. The medical condition of the patient and response to its treatment are the primary deciding factors for the regulation of its dosage. This medication is to be taken regularly for sustained benefits.

Q: Can I take Omeprazole with Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?

A: No interactions were found between Omeprazole and Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets.

Q: Can I take milk or juice with Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets?

A: No significant interaction were found between milk or juice and Febustat 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets.
Last Updated on: 15 Dec 2020 | 08:06 PM (IST)
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