Fubox 40mg Tablet
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The composition of Fubox 40mg Tab contains the generic medicine febuxostat. It is used for treating gout, a condition where uric acid crystals build up in the joints.
Uses of Fubox 40mg Tab
- Pain and inflammation in the joints
- Persistent gout
- Increased uric acid levels in the blood
Contraindications of Fubox 40mg Tab
- Increase in liver enzymes
- Severe liver disease
- Severe kidney disease
- Allergic reactions
Side effects of Fubox 40mg Tab
- Joint pain
- Hot flushes
- Rashes, blisters and shading of the skin (Stevens-Johnson syndrome)
- Blurred vision
Precautions and Warnings of Fubox 40mg Tab
Can I consume Fubox 40mg Tab during pregnancy?
No information is available about its safety; hence, it should not be used during pregnancy.
Can I consume Fubox 40mg Tab while breastfeeding?
Limited information is available; it may be unsafe to take while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor to discuss the risks related to the medication.
Can I drive if I have consumed this tablet?
Avoid driving if your vision gets blurred or you feel dizzy and sleepy.
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
It has no known interactions with alcohol. However, alcohol consumption can worsen the underlying condition of gout by increasing the uric acid levels in the blood.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have a history of renal or liver disease
- You have heart or thyroid problems
- You are allergic to allopurinol (medication used to treat gout)
Mode of Action of Fubox 40mg Tab
How Does It Work?
The enzyme xanthine oxidase, which produces uric acid, is blocked by this medication. As a result, the levels of uric acid in the body are lowered.
Directions for Use of Fubox 40mg Tab
The dosage of Fubox 40mg Tab is once daily with or without food. Consult your doctor each time you get a refill.
Interactions of Fubox 40mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
- Azathioprine (prevents organ rejection) injection
- Theophylline (treats asthma)
- Mercaptopurine (treats blood cancer) tablets
Interactions with food items
Avoid meat as it can increase the levels of uric acid, and maintain the right amount of water intake throughout the day.
Storage and disposal of Fubox 40mg Tab
Store in a dry place and keep away from direct sunlight. Keep your medicines out of the reach of children.
Dosage of Fubox 40mg Tab
If you observe symptoms of overdose such as trouble breathing, severe drowsiness and headache, immediately contact a doctor.
Missed a Dose
A missed dose has to be taken as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is time for the next dose. Never double the dose to catch up.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: For how long should I take Fubox 40mg Tab for?
A: The duration of treatment with the medicine varies from patient to patient. Do not stop taking the medicine without asking your doctor.
Q: What is the best time to consume it?
A: It can be taken at any time of the day, but preferably take each dose at the same time as it helps to maintain the level of medication in the body.
A: Can I stop consuming the tablet on my own if there is no swelling and pain?
A: Consult your doctor before stopping the medication because immediate stopping may lead to an increase in uric acid levels with the formation of new uric acid crystals in the joints.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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