Febutaz 40 Mg
Febutaz 40 Mg Tablet is used for decreasing the symptoms of gout. The symptoms could be swelling, pain, soreness, redness and stiffness in certain joints of the body. It belongs to the group of medications called xanthine oxidase inhibitors. Febutaz 40 Mg works by decreasing the level of uric acid by blocking the xanthine oxidase enzyme. This enzyme helps the body to make uric acid from xanthine. When there are high levels of uric acid in the blood, it can lead to gout and the symptoms associated with it.
Your dosage of Febutaz 40 Mg Tablet depends on your age, the condition for which you are being treated and it’s severity, your medical history and reaction to the first dose. It is available in tablet form to be taken by mouth. You can have the medicine with food or without it. Usually, it is taken once in a day but follow your doctor’s instructions regarding the dosage.
Drug = Febuxostat
Strength = 40 Mg
Manufacturer = Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
How To Take
Take Febutaz 40 Mg in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Febutaz 40 Mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
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Itching or rash
Yellow colored eyes or skin
Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
Unexpected weight gain or loss
Pregnancy:-Febutaz 40 Mg is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
Breast-feeding:- No clear data is available about the presence of this medicine in the human breast milk. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take Febutaz 40 Mg.
Gout flare:-Gout flares may occur after initiation of the treatment due to change in the serum uric acid levels. Discontinue the treatment until the symptoms completely subsided. Simultaneously gout flare prophylaxis with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or colchicine should be initiated for up to 6 months.
Cardiovascular events:-Febutaz 40 Mg in not recommended in the patients with ischemic heart disease due to the risk of cardiovascular thromboembolic events like myocardial infarction, stroke.
Impaired liver function:-Febutaz 40 Mg is known to cause liver failure. Obtain baseline of liver function tests before initiation of the treatment. The treatment should be discontinued if the alanine aminotransferase (ALT) is greater than 3 times the reference range.
Impaired kidney function:-Febutaz 40 Mg should be used with caution in the patients with severe kidney injury (CrCl less than 30 ml/min).
Asymptomatic hyperuricemia:-Febutaz 40 Mg is not recommended for use in the patients with asymptomatic hyperuricemia.
Febutaz 40 Mg is used in the treatment of gout which is a type of arthritis that causes severe pain, redness, and tenderness in joints.