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Zurig 40 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Zydus Cadila
Medicine composition: Febuxostat
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 03, 2019

This medication is used for 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.

The dosage of this drug depends on your age, the condition being treated, your medical history and reaction to the first dose. Your doctor must be informed if you ever had a medical history of liver disease, heart disease, kidney disease, organ transplantation or a stroke. Also, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or a breastfeeding mother.

The medication is primarily used for the following condition:

  • Gout

This medicine causes side effects such as:

  • Blurred Vision

  • Chest Discomfort

  • Fast Heartbeat

  • Throat Irritation

  • Abdominal Pain

  • Unexpected Weight Gain Or Loss

  • How long is the duration of effect?

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

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

    This medicine 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 medicine 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 Zurig 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?

    In case of an overdose, doctor should be consulted immediately.

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 that 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 Disease

    Disease

    This medication should be avoided by those who suffer from secondary hyperuricemia.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication reacts with azathioprine and theophylline.

Ques: What is Zurig 40 MG Tablet?

Ans: Zurig 40 mg is a medication which has Febuxostat as an active ingredient present in it.

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

Ans: Zurig tablet is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of rhinitis, joints tenderness, swelling and soreness.

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

Ans: Fast heartbeats, skin rashes, pale skin, blurred vision, chest tightness and unexpected weight gain or loss are common side effects.

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

Ans: Zurig should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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