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Febuxostat Capsule 10's belongs to a class of anti-gout medications, also known as xanthine oxidase inhibitors, widely used to prevent severe gout attacks or flares. Gout is a chronic condition that occurs due to the deposition of uric acid crystals in the joints. It is characterized by intense pain and swelling at the affected joints. Febuxostat Capsule 10's prevents the sudden attacks of pain caused by severe gout and decreases pain, swelling, and inflammation.
Febuxostat Capsule 10's contains febuxostat. It works by inhibiting the enzyme xanthine oxidase (an enzyme that helps your body make uric acid), thereby reducing the level of uric acid in your body. Thus, it reduces the inflammation caused by uric acid crystals in affected joints, thereby reducing pain, swelling and inflammation. Febuxostat Capsule 10's is used to prevent gout attacks or flares.
Your doctor will advise you on how often you take off the Febuxostat Capsule 10's based on your medical condition. The common side effects of Febuxostat Capsule 10's nausea, rash, dizziness, diarrhoea, pain, rash, inaccurate liver function test results, gout flare-ups (intense joint pain that comes on suddenly, often in the middle of the night), localized swelling due to retention of fluids in tissues (oedema). Most of these side effects of Febuxostat Capsule 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Do not stop taking a Febuxostat Capsule 10's of your own. Stopping it may worsen your condition and increase the risk of increased uric acid levels and future gout attacks. Inform your doctor if you have allergic to Febuxostat Capsule 10's or any other medicines, have a heart problem (Febuxostat Capsule 10's may cause heart problems that can lead to heart attack), or have kidney/liver disease. Some people experience more gout flare-ups when you start taking Febuxostat Capsule 10's. You should continue taking this drug even if gout flare-ups occur. Your doctor may give you combination therapy to prevent flare-ups when you start Febuxostat Capsule 10's. The safety and effectiveness of children under 18 years of age have not been established, so Febuxostat Capsule 10's should not be given to them. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is advised to inform your doctor before using Febuxostat Capsule 10's.
Treatment of severe gout, prevention of gout attacks
Febuxostat Capsule 10's is a class of medications called xanthine oxidase (enzyme that helps your body to make the uric acid) inhibitors. It works by inhibiting the enzyme xanthine oxidase, thereby reducing the level of uric acid that is made in your body. Thus, it reduces the inflammation caused by uric acid crystals in affected joints, thereby reducing pain, swelling and inflammation. Febuxostat Capsule 10's is used to prevent gout attacks or flares.
You should avoid taking Febuxostat Capsule 10's if you are allergic to Febuxostat Capsule 10's, or have heart-related problems, as it increases the risk of a heart attack. It should be used cautiously in patients with kidney problems and blood disorders. Caution is required before taking Febuxostat Capsule 10's if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or already a breastfeeding mother. The safety and effectiveness of children under 18 years of age have not been established, so Febuxostat Capsule 10's should not be given to them.
Drug-Drug Interactions: Febuxostat Capsule 10's interacts with anticancer medications (mercaptopurine, methotrexate), immunosuppressant medications (azathioprine), antidiabetic medications (rosiglitazone), and antiasthma medications (theophylline).
Drug-Food Interactions: Intake of alcohol may increase the risk of side effects, so avoid taking alcohol with Febuxostat Capsule 10's. Limit the purine-rich diet.
Drug-Disease Interactions: Brief your doctor if you have a medical history of allergic reactions to medicines, hyperuricemia (an abnormally high level of uric acid in the blood), heart diseases, liver or kidney diseases before taking Febuxostat Capsule 10's.
You should avoid taking alcohol while taking Febuxostat Capsule 10's because alcohol may affect Febuxostat Capsule 10's effectiveness.
Febuxostat Capsule 10's should not be taken until prescribed. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited data on how Febuxostat Capsule 10's affects breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor before starting Febuxostat Capsule 10's.
Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience sleepiness, blurred vision and numbness or tingling sensation while using Febuxostat Capsule 10's. Seek medical attention if the symptoms persist longer.
Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver disease or hepatic impairment. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing Febuxostat Capsule 10's.
Febuxostat Capsule 10's should be used with caution in patients with renal impairment. The doctor may adjust the dose depending on your condition.
Febuxostat Capsule 10's is not recommended for children below the age of 18 years. The safety and efficacy of Febuxostat Capsule 10's have not been established in children due to limited testing of this drug on children.
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Gout: Gout is a type of arthritis called 'gouty arthritis'. It is caused by a build-up of a naturally occurring chemical (uric acid) in your body (hyperuricemia). The excess uric acid deposit and crystallize in the joints leading to pain and inflammation. The general signs and symptoms of gout include sudden, severe attacks of pain, swelling, redness, and tenderness in the joints, mostly in the joint at the base of the big toe. Patients with gout may often experience acute attacks that result in sudden and severe pain, often waking you up in the middle of the night with the sensation that your big toe is on fire.
Febuxostat Capsule 10's
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