What is Fabulas (Febuxostat) used for?
Fabulas (Febuxostat) is an oral medication prescribed to treat patients suffering from conditions caused by elevated uric acid levels such as gout or kidney stones. It operates by lowering the production of uric acid in the body to reduce the occurrence of symptoms associated with these conditions including pain, irritation, and inflammation. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Fabulas (Febuxostat)?
Fabulas (Febuxostat) is typically taken once daily at a dosage of one tablet, but your particular instructions will be determined by your physician based on your current health, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a full glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, but a meal or snack is suggested before use if you experience nausea. Never split, chew, or crush the tablets as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Fabulas (Febuxostat)?
The use of Fabulas (Febuxostat) may cause side effects in some patients including:
More serious side effects that may occur during use include severe headaches, confusion, numbness on one side of the body, chest pain, trouble breathing, darkened urine, discolored stools, or jaundice. These conditions may require emergency medical attention or lowered dosages to prevent further complications from occurring.
Fabulas (Febuxostat) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, if the patient is a young child, or if you have had a recent organ transplant, heart failure, or if you are taking medications containing mercaptopurine or azathioprine. It is also important to inform your physician if you are taking theophylline or if you have hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, allergies to allopurinol, reduced liver function, or reduced kidney function as these conditions may cause unexpected problems during treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Fabulas (Febuxostat). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.