Product name : Zurig 80
Generic Name : Febuxostat Tablets
Manufacturer : Zydus
Zurig 80 MG Tablet is used fordecreasing the symptoms of gout. The symptoms could be swelling, pain, soreness, redness and stiffness in certain joints of thebody. It belongs to the group of medications called xanthine oxidaseinhibitors. The medicine works by decreasing the level of uric acid by blockingthe xanthine oxidase enzyme. This enzyme helps the body to make uric acid fromxanthine. When there are high levels of uric acid in the blood, it can lead togout and the symptoms associated with it.
Your dosage of Zurig 80 MG Tabletdepends on your age, the condition for which you are being treated and itâsseverity, your medical history and reaction to the first dose. It is availablein tablet form to be taken by mouth. You can have the medicine with food orwithout it. Usually, it is taken once in a day but follow your doctorâsinstructions regarding the dosage.
Your doctor must be informed if youever had a medical history of cancer, liver disease, heart disease, kidney disease, organ transplantation or a stroke before being prescribed to Zurig 80 MG Tablet. Also,inform your doctor if you are pregnant or a breastfeeding mother. Themedicine can pass on to the baby through breast milk.
The common side effects of Zurig 80MG Tablet include joint pain, nausea, rash or a flare up of gout. Attimes, it can also lead to inaccurate results if you undergo a liver functiontest. These side effects are generally mild in nature and tend to go away in afew days. However, consult your doctor immediately in case of serious sideeffects like:
Uses of Zurig Tablet
Zurig 80 mg Tablet is used in the treatmentof gout.
Zurig Tablet side effects
SideEffects of Zurig are Increased liver enzymes, Diarrhoea, Headache, Nausea, Skinrash.
How to use Zurig Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and durationas advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or breakit. Zurig 80 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better totake it at a fixed time.
How Zurig Tablet works
Zurig 80 mg Tablet is a xanthine oxidaseinhibitor. It works by decreasing blood uric acid, which is the chemical thatcauses gout.