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GOUTCHEK 40 TABLET

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Composition for GOUTCHEK

Febuxostat(40 mg)

food interaction for GOUTCHEK

alcohol interaction for GOUTCHEK

pregnancy interaction for GOUTCHEK

lactation interaction for GOUTCHEK

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

SALT INFORMATION for GOUTCHEK

Febuxostat(40 mg)

Uses

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

How it works

Goutchek 40 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 GOUTCHEK 40 TABLET

Patients taking GOUTCHEK 40 TABLET

  • 78%
    Once A Day
  • 22%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for GOUTCHEK

54 Substitutes
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    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 9/tablet
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    Rs. 90
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  • FEBUSTAT 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 10.20/tablet
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    Rs. 102
    pay 24% more per tablet
  • FEBUGET 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 9/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 90
    pay 9% more per tablet
  • FEBURIC 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Ajanta Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 9/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 90
    pay 9% more per tablet
  • FURIC 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 9.25/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 92.50
    pay 13% more per tablet

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Expert advice for GOUTCHEK

  • 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 GOUTCHEK

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 August, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)