Productname : Febumac 80
Generic Name : Febuxostat Tablet
Manufacturer : Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Febumac 80 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. The medicine 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 togout and the symptoms associated with it.
Your dosage of Febumac 80 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 doctors instructions regarding the dosage.
Your doctor must be informed if you ever had a medical history of cancer, liver disease, heart disease, kidney disease, organ transplantation or a stroke before being prescribed to Febumac 80MG Tablet. Also, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or a breast feeding mother. The medicine can pass on to the baby through breast milk.
Uses of Febumac Tablet
Febumac 80 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of gout.
Febumac Tablet side effects
Side Effects of Febumac are Increased liver enzymes, Diarrhoea, Headache, Nausea, Skin rash.
How to use Febumac Tablet
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. Febumac 80 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Febumac Tablet works
Febumac 80 mg Tablet is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor. It works by decreasing blood uric acid, which is the chemical that causes gout.