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Febutaz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Febutaz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Febutaz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Febutaz 40 MG Description

Febutaz 40 tablet is used for the treatment and prevention of gout. It is also used to decrease uric acid levels in the body due to kidney disorders or certain medications. Gout is a condition simila

r to arthritis where there is sudden pain in the joints accompanied by redness and swelling. These symptoms usually occur due to uric acid deposition in the joints. Febutaz 40 tablet contains febuxostat as an active component that works by reducing uric acid production in the body. You should not take Febutaz 40mg if you have kidney or liver disorder, are pregnant or breastfeeding or are allergic to febuxostat. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Before using the Febutaz 40 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.


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ContainsFebuxostat(40.0 Mg)
Side effectsNausea, diarrhoea, headache
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Uses of Febutaz 40 MG

Febutaz 40 tablet is used for the treatment of gout (elevated levels of uric acid in the blood).

Contraindications of Febutaz 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to febuxostat or any ingredient of Febutaz 40 tablet.

Side effects of Febutaz 40 MG

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Swelling
  • Gout flares

Precautions and Warnings of Febutaz 40 MG



Can I take Febutaz 40 tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information available on the safety of Febutaz 40 tablet in pregnancy. Hence, this medicine should be avoided during pregnancy. Consult your doctor for more information.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Febutaz 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
It is unknown whether Febutaz 40 tablet can pass into breast milk. Seek medical advice if you are breastfeeding or might breastfeed.


Can I drive if I have consumed Febutaz 40 tablet?
Avoid driving during treatment with Febutaz 40 tablet if you experience dizziness, sleepiness or blurred vision.


Can I consume alcohol with Febutaz 40 tablet?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Febutaz 40 tablet, but alcohol tends to increase uric acid levels in the body and thus can worsen the underlying condition of gout. Hence, excessive alcohol consumption needs to be avoided.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart, kidney, liver or thyroid-related problems.
  • You have had a serious allergic reaction to allopurinol (a medication used for the treatment of gout).
  • You have or have had heart failure, heart problems or stroke.
  • You have received an organ from someone else.
  • You are having a gout attack at the moment (sudden onset of intense pain, tenderness, redness, warmth and swelling in a joint).
  • You have any thyroid problems.
  • Febutaz 40 tablet is not recommended for use in children and adolescents.

Mode of Action of Febutaz 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Gout is a disorder characterised by increased uric acid (urate) levels in the body. This medicine inhibits the enzyme needed for the production of uric acid and thus lowers uric acid levels.

Directions for Use of Febutaz 40 MG

  • Take the Febutaz 40 tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
  • It can be taken with or without food, but try to take this medicine at the same time every day.
  • During the initial days of your treatment, you may get gout flare-up; however, you should continue taking the medicine.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Febutaz 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines may affect the way Febutaz 40 tablet works and Febutaz itself can affect the action of other medicines.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • In particular, if you are taking medicines to treat cancer (mercaptopurine), to reduce immune response (azathioprine) and medicine for asthma (theophylline).

Storage and disposal of Febutaz 40 MG

  • Store Febutaz 40 tablets in a cool, dry place away from excess heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Febutaz 40 MG


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Missed a Dose

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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What kind of dietary restrictions are to be followed while on Febutaz 40 tablet?

A: You should avoid meat (especially beef) because these can increase uric acid levels. You are advised to stay well-hydrated while on this medicine.

Q: Can I take Febutaz 40 tablet with omeprazole?

A: No interactions exist between omeprazole and Febutaz 40 tablet. Consult your doctor for more information.

Q: Can I stop taking Febutaz 40 tablet if I feel better?

A: No, you should not abruptly stop taking Febutaz 40 tablet. Consult your doctor if you feel the need to alter your dosage.

Q: Can Febutaz 40 tablet be used in children?

A: Febutaz 40 tablet is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age as the safety and efficacy have not been established.

Q: Is Febutaz and febuxostat same?

A: Yes, Febutaz contains febuxostat as its active ingredient.

Q: What is the best time to take Febutaz?

A: You should take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. It would be best if you take it in the morning. Try to take it at the same time each day for maximum benefit.

Q: What are the side effects of Febutaz 40 tablet?

A: Some may experience side effects like nausea, diarrhoea, headache, skin rash after taking Febutaz 40 tablet. Most of which are temporary, but if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, you should contact your doctor immediately.

Q: How long to take Febutaz 40 tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Febutaz 40 tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: What is the composition of Febutaz 40?

A: Febutaz 40 composition consists of febuxostat as an active component that works by reducing uric acid production in the body.

Q: Is Febutaz 40mg a steroid?

A: No, Tab Febutaz 40 is not a steroid medicine. It contains febuxostat, an antigout medicine, which is used for the treatment of gout.
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