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Foxstat 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By FRANCO INDIAN PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
100.93*
MRP 123.08
15% OFF
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Febuxostat(40.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-GOUT

Medical Description

The primary ingredient in the composition of Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S is febuxostat, which is used to treat a condition called gout. Gout is caused by excessive presence of a chemical called uric acid (u...
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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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uses

Uses of Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S

The uses of Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S include the treatment of chronic gout and hyperuricemic conditions (increased uric acid levels in the blood).
contraindications

Contraindications of Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S

  • Allergic reaction to the medicine
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
sideEffects

Side effects of Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Joint pain
  • Rashes
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Increased liver enzyme levels
  • Hot flushes
  • swelling
  • Steven's Johnson syndrome (serious skin reactions like rashes, blisters etc.)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should be avoided during pregnancy as it's safety is yet not proven.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if the medicine passes into the breast milk. It is best to avoid it if you are a breastfeeding mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the medicine?
A:
You can feel dizziness, sleepiness, or blurred vision after taking this medicine. Hence, caution is advised while driving in such scenarios.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
A:
Excessive intake of alcohol should be avoided along with the consumption of this medicine as alcohol is known to increase the uric acid level in the body.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have liver disease, thyroid problems, cardiac illness, severe allergic reaction to allopurinol or kidney disease.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S

How Does It Work?

Increased uric acid levels in the body cause gout. Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S dosage prevents the enzyme responsible for the production of uric acid from synthesizing it and lowers its level.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S

Take the tablets usually once daily or as instructed by your doctor, with or without food. Do not alter the dose by yourself. Consult your doctor for the same.
interactions

Interactions of Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Mercaptopurine (used to treat cancer)
  • Azathioprine (used to reduce immune response)
  • Theophylline (used to treat asthma)

Interactions with food items

There is no known interaction with food.

Other general Interactions

This medicine poses a risk of serious heart problem and stroke.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S

Keep the medicine in a safe container in a cool, dry place that is not exposed to sunlight or moisture. Do not keep it in the close reach of children or pets.
dosage

Dosage of Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S

Overdose

Seek immediate medical help in case of overdose. In such scenarios, Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S side effects may include vomiting, nausea, headaches, rashes and dizziness.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. In case it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue to take the next dose. Do not take a double dose to compensate for the miss...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Foxstat 40mg Tab 10'S if I start feeling better?

A: You should not stop taking this medicine on your own, even if you start feeling better. It is advised to continue taking the medicine until the course gets completed.

Q: When is it best to take this medicine?

  • This medicine can be taken at any time of the day. However, it is better to maintain the same time each day, so as to form a habit around it.

Q: What do I do if my condition worsened during treatment?

A: Gout flare up is common at the beginning of treatment. Consult your doctor regarding this.

Q: How long does the medicine take to act?

A: The onset time of this medicine is about 1.5 hours.

Q: Does the medicine show any addictive properties?

A: No habit forming tendencies are reported with this medicine.

Q: Are there any dietary restrictions with this medicine?

A: Meat and beef increase uric acid levels and hence should be avoided.

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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 08:31 AM (IST)
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