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Composition

Febuxostat(40 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Febuxostat(40 mg)

Uses

Febuxostat is used to treat painful joint condition (gout) and increased blood uric acid levels (hyperuricemia).

How it works

Febuxostat 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

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

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  • FEBUTAZ 40 MG TABLET
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    Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 8.50/tablet
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    Rs. 85
    pay 4% more per tablet
  • FEBUSTAT 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 10.20/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 102
    pay 24% more per tablet
  • FEBUGET 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 9.35/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 93.50
    pay 14% more per tablet
  • FEBURIC 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Ajanta Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 9/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 90
    pay 10% more per tablet
  • FURIC 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 9.25/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 92.50
    pay 13% more per tablet

Expert advice

  • 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

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? Are they safe?
Febutaz 40 and feburic 40 contains febuxostat. If used for approved indication and in appropriate dose, febuxostat is generally safe. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug.
 
Q. Is febuxostat US FDA approved?
Yes. it is an US FDA approved drug. 


Content on this page was last updated on 07 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)