Febutaz 40 tablet is used for the treatment and prevention of gout and increased uric acid levels in the body due to kidney disorder or certain medications. Gout is a condition similar 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 this medicine 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....
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 the 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.