Febutax 40 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Febutax Tablet

Febutax 40 Tablet is used in the treatment of gout.

Febutax Tablet side effects

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

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

How Febutax Tablet works

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

Febutax Tablet related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Febutax Tablet?

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Febutax

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i m suffering frm high uric acid frm last 3 years. sumtym i was ok thn got uric. my uric is 6.5 by pain in knee reqular base. i try all alopathy medicine bt sumone now told bout celery seed medicine. kindly helpi tried allpuorinal first it works bt aftr sumtym it stop working. thn i used febutax same with it. now i m not using single medicine bt exercise daily. bt knee pain not going and if eat any protein food it makes me ill and high uric attack comes. plz help me .
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Continue taking tab Febustat 80mg once daily for 1 monthDrink plenty of water about 3-4 litres every dayTake Cap Altraday once daily and Tab Flotrip-forte thrice daily for 5 days
Respected Sir/Mam, I have diagnosed Gout since 2012, now days I am taking goutnil tab. Sr. Uric acid level is 9.8. Though I have taking medicine since long. Moreover I have stiffness in both legs, hence I can't sit down since 2009. Please do the needful and oblige to me.
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
need to be seen clinically tab febuxor 80 mg once a day for 1 month drink plenty of water
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FAQs

Q. What are the contraindications to the use of Febutax?

Use of Febutax is contraindicated in patients being treated with azathioprine, mercaptopurine, theophylline, and in patients who develop hypersensitivity to the drug.

Q. How long does Febutax take to work?

After oral intake, the maximum effect of Febutax 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 take Febutax with antibiotics?

Febutax can generally be taken safely together with antibiotics. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor about the right antibiotic therapy for your condition while you are also taking Febutax.

Q. Can I take Febutax with azathioprine?

Febutax should not be taken with azathioprine. Taking both the medicines together will increase the levels of azathioprine and can cause toxicity.

Q. Is Febutax an over-the-counter product?

No, Febutax is not an over-the counter product. It is a prescription medicine and is available as per the doctor's advice.

Q. Does Febutax cause frequent urination?

No, Febutax is not known to cause frequent urination. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Dec 2018.
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