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Furic 40 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Ar-Ex Laboratories Pvt . Ltd
Medicine composition: Febuxostat
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 23, 2019

This medication helps in decreasing the symptoms of gout such as 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 to gout and the symptoms associated with it. The dosage depends on your age, medical history and reaction to the first dose.

The most common use of this medication is:

  • Gout

Common side effects of this medicine include:

  • Abdominal Pain

  • Blurred Vision

  • Chest Discomfort

  • Fast Heartbeat

  • Itching Or Rash

  • Yellow Colored Eyes Or Skin

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medication lasts for an average duration of 15 to 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medication can be observed in 1 to 1.5 hours.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    No clear data is available about the presence of this medication in the human breast milk. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Furic 40 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.

The drug belongs to the class xanthine oxidase inhibitor. It works by inhibiting xanthine oxidase enzyme thus inhibits the conversion of hypoxanthine to xanthine to uric acid without affecting the enzymes involved in purine and pyrimidine synthesis.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.

Ques: What is Furic 40 MG Tablet?

Ans: Furic tablet is a medication which has Febuxostat as an active elements present in it.

Ques: What are the uses of Furic 40 MG Tablet?

Ans: Furic tablet is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as High blood uric acid and Painful joint conditions.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Furic 40 MG Tablet?

Ans: Abdominal pain, Blurred vision, Chest discomfort, Fast heartbeat, Itching or rash, Pale skin, etc are possible side effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Furic 40 MG Tablet?

Ans: Furic should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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