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Febutaz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By SUN PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
146.37*
MRP 178.50
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Febuxostat(40.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-GOUT

Medical Description

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 wh...
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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 Febutaz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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

Contraindications of Febutaz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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

Side effects of Febutaz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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

Precautions and Warnings of Febutaz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Febutaz 40 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Febutaz 40 tablet?
A:
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.
otherGeneralWarnings

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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Febutaz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Febutaz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • 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

Interactions of Febutaz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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).
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Febutaz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • 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

Dosage of Febutaz 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose may include dizziness, nausea, vomiting, rash, headache, etc. Seek urgent medical attention if you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of the Febuta...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss any dose of Febutaz 40 tablet, 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 t...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsFebuxostat(40.0 Mg)
UsesGout
Side effectsNausea, diarrhoea, headache
Last Updated on: 26 Oct 2021 | 12:23 PM (IST)
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