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Febutaz 40 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Febutaz Tablet

Febutaz 40 Tablet is used in the treatment of gout.

Febutaz Tablet side effects

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

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

How Febutaz Tablet works

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

Febutaz Tablet related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Febutaz Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Febutaz 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.
Febutaz 40 Tablet
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Expert Advice

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Febutaz

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I have been suffering from severe pain in both my heels for about six months. The doctor has prescribe Febutaz 40 tablet. But the pain is not diminish instead is increasing. What shall I do?uric acid tested from Thyrocare.The value is 6.2The report will be attached later.
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
please get vitamin d , b12, hba1c checkedstart with heel cord stretching and eccentric loading exercises
I am taking febutaz 40 for last six months, suddenly from last one week I have pain in both knees, right toe, but not swelling, difficulty in walking, is it gout flare? What to do?
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
yes it can be Check your S-URIC ACID levelsDrink plenty of water Apply Dynapar QPS spray Take Tab Zerodol-SP twice daily and Tab Flotrip-forte thrice daily and Cap Pansec-DSR once daily empty stomach for 4 days
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. How long does Febutaz take to work?

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

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

Q. Does Febutaz cause frequent urination?

No, Febutaz is not known to cause frequent urination. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
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