Febutaz

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Febutaz Products

Febutaz Products are primarily used for

About Febutaz Products

Uses of Febutaz Products

Febuxostat is used in the treatment of gout.

Febutaz Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Febutaz are Increased liver enzymes, Diarrhea, Headache, Nausea, Skin rash.

How Febutaz Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Febutaz Products

Frequently asked questions about Febutaz Products

Frequently asked questions about Febuxostat

Q. What is Febutaz used for?
Febutaz is used to treat gout in adults. It is mainly used in patients who did not respond to the treatment with allopurinol or who are not able to take allopurinol. Gout is a type of arthritis in which uric acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body, builds up in the joints. It causes sudden attacks of redness, swelling, pain and heat in one or more joints.
Q. What are the side effects of Febutaz?
Febutaz may cause common side effects such as abnormal liver test results, diarrhea, headache, rash, nausea, and even an increase in gout symptoms and localized swelling due to retention of fluids in tissues (edema). Whereas, the serious side effects of Febutaz include heart problems, gout flares, liver problems, and severe skin and allergic reactions. Immediately inform your doctor if you experience any serious side effects.
Q. How long should I take Febutaz?
The dose and duration of Febutaz varies from person to person and will be decided by your doctor. It may take several months before Febutaz begins to prevent gout attacks. Do not stop taking Febutaz without the advice of your doctor even if you feel better.
Q. What is the best time to take Febutaz?
Febutaz is advised to be taken once a day. It can be taken at any time of the day, but preferably at the same time each day so that you remember to take it every day. This will help maintain the levels of Febutaz in the body. You can take this medicine with or without food.
Q. Can Febutaz cause kidney damage?
Febutaz may affect kidneys in different ways, though it is quite uncommon. You may experience blood in the urine, frequent urination, kidney stones, abnormal urine tests (increased level of proteins in the urine) and a reduction in the ability of the kidneys to function properly. Rarely, it may cause changes or decrease in urine amount due to inflammation in the kidneys (tubulointerstitial nephritis). Consult your doctor if your kidney functions get further affected.
Q. Can I stop taking Febutaz on my own if I am fine and have no pain or swelling in joints?
No, do not stop taking Febutaz without the advice of your doctor even if you feel better. Discontinuation of medicine may increase the levels of uric acid. It may also worsen your symptoms due to the formation of new crystals of urate in and around your joints and kidneys.
Q. What are the things which I need to know while taking Febutaz?
You should be aware that Febutaz may cause serious heart problems which can be life-threatening in some cases. The symptoms of heart problems include chest pain, shortness of breath or trouble breathing, dizziness, fainting or feeling light-headed, rapid or irregular heartbeat. It may also cause numbness or weakness in one side of your body, slurring of speech and sudden blurry vision, or sudden severe headache. Immediately inform your doctor and seek medical help if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Can Febutaz cause any liver problems?
Yes, Febutaz use may cause liver problems. Your doctor may advise you to get regular blood tests done before and during treatment with Febutaz to check how well your liver was working before and while taking this medicine. Inform your doctor if you notice symptoms such as fatigue, pain or tenderness on the right side of the abdomen or loss of appetite for several days or longer. It may also cause changes in the color of urine (dark or tea colored) and may make your skin or the white part of your eyes turn yellow (jaundice).

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