FEBUXOSTAT- febuxostat tablet 


Medication Guide

Febuxostat (feb-UX-oh-stat) 

Tablets, for oral use

Read the Medication Guide that comes with febuxostat tablets before you start taking it and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This Medication Guide does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your medical condition or your treatment.

What is the most important information that I should know about febuxostat tablets? Febuxostat tablets may cause serious side effects, including: Heart -related deaths.

Call your doctor or get emergency medical help right away if you have any of the following symptoms, especially if they are new, worse, or worry you:

• chest pain

• numbness or weakness in one side of your body

shortness of breath or trouble breathing

• slurring of speech

• dizziness, fainting or feeling lightheaded

• sudden blurry vision or sudden severe headache

rapid or irregular heartbeat 

What are febuxostat tablets?

Febuxostat tablet is a prescription medicine called a xanthine oxidase (XO) inhibitor used to lower blood uric acid levels in adults patients with gout when allopurinol has not worked well enough or when allopurinol is not right for you. Febuxostat tablets are not for use in people who do not have symptoms of high blood uric acid levels.

It is not known if febuxostat is safe and effective in children.

Who should not take febuxostat tablets?  

Do not take febuxostat tablets if you

What should I tell my doctor before taking febuxostat tablets?  

Before taking febuxostat tablets tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Febuxostat tablets may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how febuxostat tablets works.  

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.  

How should I take febuxostat tablets?

What are the possible side effects of febuxostat tablets?

Febuxostat tablets may cause serious side effects, including:

The most common side effects of febuxostat tablets include:

These are not all of the possible side effects of febuxostat tablets.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.  

How should I store febuxostat tablets?

Keep febuxostat tablets and all medicines out of the reach of children.  

General information about the safe and effective use of febuxostat tablets.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication guide. Do not use febuxostat tablets for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give febuxostat tablets to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.  

You can ask your doctor or pharmacist for information about febuxostat tablets that is written for health professionals.

What are the ingredients in febuxostat tablets?

Active ingredient: febuxostat  

Inactive ingredients: ammonium hydroxide, colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, iron oxide black, iron oxide yellow, magnesium stearate, mannitol, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, shellac and titanium dioxide.

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Princeton, NJ 08540  

Made in India

Issued: 0919

Revised: 9/2019