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Composition for FEBUTAZ

Febuxostat(40 mg)

food interaction for FEBUTAZ

alcohol interaction for FEBUTAZ

pregnancy interaction for FEBUTAZ

lactation interaction for FEBUTAZ

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Febutaz 40 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Febutaz 40 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for FEBUTAZ

Febuxostat(40 mg)

Uses

Febutaz 40 mg tablet is used in the treatment of gout and tumor lysis syndrome (complication during the treatment of cancer).

How it works

Febutaz 40 mg tablet belongs to a class of medications called xanthine oxidase inhibitors. It works by decreasing the amount of uric acid in the body and thereby preventing gout attacks.

Common side effects

Liver enzyme increased, Acne-like rash, Joint pain, Chest pain, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Nausea, Slow speech, Difficult speech, Weakness, Numbness of extremity

Common Dosage for FEBUTAZ 40 MG TABLET

Patients taking FEBUTAZ 40 MG TABLET

  • 81%
    Once A Day
  • 10%
    Twice A Day
  • 4%
    Alternate Day
  • 2%
    Twice A Week
  • 1%
    Thrice A week
  • 1%
    Thrice A Day

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Expert advice for FEBUTAZ

  • Do not start or continue the febuxostat tablets and consult your doctor, If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • To help prevent attacks, avoid beer, sugary drinks, and foods like red meat, seafood, turkey, asparagus, cauliflower, spinach, and mushrooms.
  • You may have an increase in gout symptom flares when you first start taking febuxostat. For best results, keep taking the medication as directed.

Frequently asked questions for FEBUTAZ

Febuxostat

Q.Is febuxostat better than allopurinol?
Both are beneficial in treatment of gout. Any drug can be superior as per indication or patient profile

Q.Is febuxostat a steroid?
No. Febuxostat is not a steroid

Q.Can I take colchicine with febuxostat?
Yes. colchicine can be taken with febuxostat

Q.What is Febutaz 40 or feburic 40?
Febutaz 40 and feburic 40 contains febuxostat. If used for approved indication and in appropriate dose, Please consult your doctor before taking the drug

Q.Are they safe?
febuxostat is generally safe

Q.Is febuxostat US FDA approved?
Yes. it is an US FDA approved drug.

What our users are saying about FEBUTAZ 40 MG TABLET

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Effective
88%
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6%
Moderately effective
6%

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Yes
89%
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11%

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Content on this page was last updated on 11 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)