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      FEBUSTAT 40MG TAB

      Country of origin: INDIA

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      15 Units/pack

      MRP 245.96

      Inclusive of all Taxes

      FLAT 20% OFF On bills above 1000.0
      FEBUSTAT 40MG TAB

      Febustat 40MG tablet
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Febustat 40MG tablet is an anti-gout medicine used to prevent gout (a type of arthritis) in adults by reducing the uric acid production. Gout occurs when your body produces too much uric acid, which crystallises around your joints, causing painful and inflamed joints. The medicine should be started at low doses and gradually increased. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Febustat 40MG tablet is Febuxostat 40MG

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Febuxostat is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor that works by inhibiting the production of uric acid, which is the chemical that causes gout.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Febustat 40MG tablet:

      • Hypersensitivity to ingredients used in the tablet
      • Co-administration with azathioprine or theophylline or mercaptopurine
      • Caution:
      • Gout flares
      • Cardiovascular disorders
      • Renal impairment
      • Hepatic impairment
      • Thyrotoxicosis
      • Secondary hyperuricaemia
      • Children
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Febustat 40MG tablet. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. You may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Headache
      • Increased liver enzymes
      • Nausea
      • Gout flares
      • Skin rash or itching
      • Diarrhea
      • Throat irritation
      • Unexpected weight gain or loss
      • Oedema

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Abdominal pain
      • Blurred vision
      • Chest discomfort
      • Fast heartbeat
      • Yellow colored eyes or skin
      • Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
      • Pale skin
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Take Febustat 40MG tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
      Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      Febustat 40MG tablet may be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, you could take it with food. Most recommended dose is one tablet per day. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
      Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Febustat 40MG tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Change in pulse rates
      • Severe drowsiness
      • Hallucinations
      • Vomiting
      • Convulsions
      • Confusion
      • Fainting
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Use this tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Febustat 40MG tablet may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this tablet.

      Liver:

      Caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the this medicine may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Pregnancy:

      Febustat 40MG tablet is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      Lactation:

      This medicine is probably unsafe for use by nursing mothers as there is a risk of side effects on the infant. We suggest you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

      Alcohol:

      Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Driving:

      This tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      There are no known food interactions with this tablet.

      Drug Interactions:

      All medicines interact differently for person to person. Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Febustat 40MG tablet with azathioprine, mercaptopurine, allopurinol, theophylline, indomethacin, warfarin, naproxen.

      Precautions
      • Do not use this tablet post the expiry date
      • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
      • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Febuxostat for:

      This medication is a xanthine oxidase (XO) inhibitor, prescribed for gout and hyperuricemia (high level of uric acid in blood). It decreases the amount of uric acid in blood.

      How does Febuxostat work:

      Febuxostat lowers uric acid.

      How should Febuxostat be used:

      PO- The recommended dose is 40 to 80mg, once daily. How it should be taken : It comes as a tablet to take by mouth with or without food.

      Common side effects of Febuxostat :

      Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. - Joint pain.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Febuxostat :

      If you have an allergy to febuxostat or any other part of this drug. - Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Change in strength on 1 side is greater than the other, trouble speaking or thinking, change in balance, or blurred eyesight. Chest pain or pressure. Pain when passing urine or blood in urine. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Not able to eat. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Febuxostat with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Febuxostat :

      Store it at room temperature.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Hyperuricemia & Gout Preparations


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Febustat 40MG tablet?

      tablet is an anti-gout medicine used to prevent gout (which is a type of arthritis) in adults by reducing the uric acid production. Gout occurs when your body produces too much uric acid, which crystallises around your joints, causing painful and inflamed joints. The medicine should be started at low doses and gradually increased.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Febustat 40MG tablet?

      The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, increased liver enzymes, nausea, gout flares, skin rash or itching, diarrhea, throat irritation, unexpected weight gain or loss, oedema. Its use may also lead to uncommon side effects such as abdominal pain, blurred vision, chest discomfort, fast heartbeat, yellow-colored eyes or skin, decreased interest in sexual intercourse, pale skin.

      Q3. Should we take Febustat 40MG tablet with food or without food?

      The tablet may be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, you could take it with food.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking Febustat 40MG tablet?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet, concomitant use with azathioprine or theophylline or mercaptopurine. Caution is advised among patients with gout flares, cardiovascular disorders, renal impairment, hepatic impairment, thyrotoxicosis, secondary hyperuricaemia, children, pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Febustat 40MG tablet make you sleepy?

      The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Febustat 40MG tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Febustat 40MG tablet lead to?

      No. The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to change in pulse rates, severe drowsiness, hallucinations, vomiting, convulsions, confusion, fainting.

      Q7. Can I take Febustat 40MG tablet during pregnancy?

      The tablet is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      Q8. Can Febustat 40MG tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Febustat 40MG tablet?

      Interaction of alcohol with this tablet is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Q10. How to store Febustat 40MG tablet?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Febustat 40MG tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

      The tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

      Q12. Can we give Febustat 40MG tablet to children?

      This tablet is not recommended for children below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use is not clinically established.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Febustat 40MG tablet?

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is 1-2 hours after administration.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Febustat 40MG tablet last?

      The duration of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is for about 15-24 hours.

      Q15. Can we take Febustat 40MG tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet per day.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Febustat 40MG tablet?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Febustat 40MG tablet?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      ABBOTT

      abbott india ltd,3-4 corporarte park,sion-trombay road,mumbai-400071

      Packed By

      ABBOTT

      abbott india ltd,3-4 corporarte park,sion-trombay road,mumbai-400071

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