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Feboxa 80 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Feboxa Tablet

Feboxa Tablet side effects

Common
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Skin rash

How to use Feboxa Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Feboxa 80 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Feboxa Tablet works

Feboxa 80 mg Tablet is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor. It works by decreasing blood uric acid, which is the chemical that causes gout.

Feboxa Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Feboxa 80 mg Tablet. Taking alcohol can increase your uric acid levels and hence aggravate gout.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Feboxa 80 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Feboxa 80 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Feboxa 80 mg Tablet may cause dizziness, sleepiness, blurred vision, numbness or tingling sensation. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
Feboxa 80 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Feboxa 80 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available regarding the use of Feboxa 80 mg Tablet in these patients.
Liver
Feboxa 80 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Feboxa 80 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available regarding the use of Feboxa 80 mg Tablet in these patients.

What if you miss a dose of Feboxa Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Feboxa 80 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Feboxa 80 mg Tablet to reduce episodes of gout attack.
  • Take Feboxa 80 mg Tablet at the same time every day, with or without food.
  • Take plenty of fluids (2-3 litres) daily while on Feboxa 80 mg Tablet.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop a rash. This could be a sign of allergy and should go away on discontinuing Feboxa 80 mg Tablet.
  • When you first start taking Feboxa 80 mg Tablet, you might have more gout attacks. Do not stop Feboxa 80 mg Tablet on having an acute attack of gout as that could make an attack worse.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Feboxa 80 mg Tablet as it may cause your gout to flare up.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Feboxa

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I have a gout problem in my foot?
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Drink plenty of waterTake Tab Sistal-plus twice daily and Tab Febustat 80mg once daily for 2 weeks
There is a gout in the joint of left leg. It is causing a severe pain. Time to time something white in silvery white substance is coming out. What to do?
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Check your S. Uric acid levelsApply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Zerodol-SP twice daily and Tab Flotrip-forte thrice daily and Tab Febustat 80mg once daily for 1 week
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. How long does Feboxa take to work?

After oral intake, the maximum effect of Feboxa can be seen between 1 to 1.5 hours of consumption. However, it may take a few days to weeks to show its effect and you can experience gout attacks during this time. Continue to take your medicine during this time as with continuous use these attacks would decrease.

Q. Can I stop taking Feboxa if I feel well?

No, keep using Feboxa if prescribed by your doctor, even if you feel well. If you stop taking Feboxa, your gout symptoms may return.

Q. Does Feboxa cause frequent urination?

No, Feboxa is not known to cause frequent urination. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.

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References
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