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Febustat 40 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Febustat Tablet

Febustat 40 Tablet is used in the treatment of gout.

Febustat Tablet side effects

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

How to use Febustat 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. Febustat 40 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Febustat Tablet works

Febustat 40 Tablet is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor. It works by decreasing blood uric acid, which is the chemical that causes gout.

Febustat Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking alcohol can increase your uric acid levels and hence aggravate gout.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Febustat 40 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, 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
Febustat 40 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.
Febustat 40 Tablet may cause dizziness, sleepiness, blurred vision, numbness or tingling sensation. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
Febustat 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Febustat 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available regarding the use of Febustat 40 Tablet in these patients.
Liver
Febustat 40 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Febustat 40 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available regarding the use of Febustat 40 Tablet in these patients.

What if you miss a dose of Febustat Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Febustat 40 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Febustat 40 Tablet to reduce episodes of gout attack.
  • Take Febustat 40 Tablet at the same time every day, with or without food.
  • Take plenty of fluids (2-3 litres) daily while on Febustat 40 Tablet.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop a rash. This could be a sign of allergy and should go away on discontinuing Febustat 40 Tablet.
  • When you first start taking Febustat 40 Tablet, you might have more gout attacks. Do not stop Febustat 40 Tablet on having an acute attack of gout as that could make an attack worse.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Febustat 40 Tablet as it may cause your gout to flare up.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Febustat

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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
I am facing pain in anckle joint due to gout my yesterday uric acid level is 11.4
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Take Tab Febustat 80mg once daily for 1 month and Tab Sistal-plus twice daily for 4 days
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FAQs

Q. How long does Febustat take to work?

After oral intake, the maximum effect of Febustat 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 Febustat if I feel well?

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

Q. Does Febustat cause frequent urination?

No, Febustat 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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