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Febus 40mg Tablet

  • Febus 40mg Tablet


  • Rs. 85.00


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Alchohol Interaction Taking alcohol can increase your uric acid levels and hence aggravate gout.
Pregnancy Interaction Febus 40mg 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.
Lactation Interaction Febus 40mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. \nLimited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Expert Advice Your doctor has prescribed Febus to reduce episodes of gout attack. Take Febus at the same time every day, with or without food. Take plenty of fluids (2-3 litres) daily while on Febus. Notify your doctor if you develop a rash. This could be a sign of allergy and should go away on discontinuing Febus. To ensure that Febus is working, you may have to undergo blood tests regularly. When you first start taking Febus, you might have more gout attacks. Do not stop Febus on having an acute attack of gout as that could make an attack worse.
Common Side Effect Increased liver enzymes, Diarrhoea, Headache, Nausea, Skin rash.
How to Use Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Febus 40mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Driving Do not drive unless you are feeling well.Febus 40mg Tablet may cause dizziness, sleepiness, blurred vision, numbness or tingling sensation. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney Febus 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Febus 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Limited information is available regarding the use of Febus 40mg Tablet in these patients.
Liver Febus 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Febus 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Limited information is available regarding the use of Febus 40mg Tablet in these patients.
Mechanism of action Febus 40mg Tablet is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor. It works by decreasing blood uric acid, which is the chemical that causes gout.

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