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Febuxostat

febuxostat
Febuxostat reduces the production of uric acid in your body. A build-up of uric acid can cause gout symptoms. Febuxostat is used to keep uric acid levels from getting to high in people with gout. Febuxostat is for use only in people who cannot take another medicine called allopurinol, or when allopurinol has stopped working. Febuxostat may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
febuxostat
DRUG TYPE
antihyperuricemic agents

Frequently Asked Questions

Taking febuxostat may increase your risk of serious or fatal heart problems. Seek medical attention if you have chest pain, trouble breathing, fast heartbeats, sudden severe headache, numbness or weakness on one side of your body, or problems with vision or speech.

You should not use febuxostat if you also use azathioprine or mercaptopurine.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Febuxostat tablet 40 mg80 mg

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