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Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10

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By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 86.82*
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Febuxostat(40.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-GOUT

Medical Description

Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10 contains Febuxostat and is used to treat high levels of uric acid in the body called gout. It works by inhibiting the enzyme responsible for the production of uric acid, this...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
uses

Uses of Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10

  • Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10 is used to treat high levels of uric acid in the body of people who have gout.
contraindications

Contraindications of Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10

If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of this medicine.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Headache, dizziness
  • Stomach pain, diarrhoea
  • Tiredness, sleepiness
  • Rash, itching, swelling
  • Abnormal liver test
  • Increase in gout symptoms like severe pain, redness, and swelling in joints
  • Chest pain, chest discomfort
  • Muscle pain or weakness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10 during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take this medicine during pregnancy as limited information is available about its safety in pregnancy. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during pregnancy or if you are planning to have a baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10 while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if this medicine passes into human milk, hence you should not breastfeed while taking this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10?
A:
This medicine may blur your vision and make you dizzy or sleepy, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of this medicine with alcohol, but you should avoid taking alcohol in excessive amounts.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your heart, kidney, liver, or thyroid.
  • You have an allergic reaction to Allopurinol (used to treat gout).
  • You develop allergic reactions like rash, swelling, itching, unable to breathe.
  • You have too much uric acid in the blood and are being treated for it.
  • You are having a gout attack like (a sudden severe pain, tenderness, redness, and swelling in joints).
  • In people with very high urate levels, treatment with this medicine could lead to the build-up of xanthine in the urinary tract, with possible stones.
  • This medicine is not recommended for organ transplant recipients.
  • This medicine is not recommended for patients below 18 years.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10

How Does It Work?

This medicine works by reducing the amount of uric acid made by the body. It inhibits the enzyme responsible for the production of uric acid in the body.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10

  • Take this medicine as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, with or without food.
  • You should take this medicine regularly and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than the stated recommended daily dose.
interactions

Interactions of Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concurrent use of Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10 is not recommended with Mercaptopurine used to treat cancer or Azathioprine used to reduce immune response as it may be harmful
  • Other medicine like Theophylline used to treat asthma should be used cautiously.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10

  • Store at room temperature, protected from moisture and direct sunlight
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets
dosage

Dosage of Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do n...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10 on my own?

  • No, you should never stop taking this medicine until advised by a doctor, even if you are feeling good.
  • If you stop taking this medicine, the excess iron will no longer be removed from your body.

Q: How does Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10 works?

  • Zurig(40) 40 Mg Tablet 10 inhibits the enzyme responsible for the production of uric acid in the body. This medicine works by reducing the amount of uric acid made by the body. Excess of uric acid lea...
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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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