Brand: Uniurik-F40
Composition: Febuxostat 40mg

Type: Strip


MRP(₹): 1100.00

Product Description

Febuxostat Tablets come with the brand name “Uniurik-F40” and belong to a class of drugs called xanthine oxidase inhibitors. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions. This oral tablet is used to treat hyperuricemia (constantly high levels of uric acid) in adults who have gout. It helps decrease your symptoms of gout. Symptoms of gout include pain, swelling, redness, heat, soreness, and stiffness in certain joints. It also decreases uric acid levels by blocking xanthine oxidase. Xanthine oxidase is an enzyme that helps your body make uric acid from the substance xanthine. High levels of uric acid in your blood can cause gout.

Medical Benefits

  • Febuxostat Tablets are mainly used to treat gout syndrome and flares. It works to reduce uric acid deposition in the body. Uric acid is produced naturally in the body due to metabolism, but excess amounts can cause joint inflammation and pain.
  • It is beneficial when other gout drugs like allopurinol are rendered useless or can not be taken due to complications.
  • It works by blocking the precursor enzyme, xanthine oxidase which is essential for uric acid synthesis.

Directions For Use

  • Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily.
  • Take this drug at the time recommended by your doctor.
  • Do not chew or crush the tablet.
  • Read the packaging label before taking Febuxostat Tablets.


  • Store at room temperature away from light and moisture.
  • Do not store it in the bathroom.
  • Keep all medications away from children and pets.


  • If you’re planning to become pregnant while taking this tablet you should discuss this with your doctor.
  • When you first start taking this medicine, you might have more gout attacks. Do not stop Febuxostat on having an acute attack of gout as that could make an attack worse.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause your gout to flare up.
  • Do not take Azathioprine and Mercaptopurine with this composition.
  • Febuxostat Tablets are not recommended for use in children younger than 18 years of age.

Side Effects

  • Diarrhoea
  • Headaches
  • Skin rashes
  • Feeling sick (nausea)
  • Abnormal liver Function

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I discontinue this tablet on my own without doctors’ advice?

No, it should not be discontinued without doctors’ advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Can this medicine cause a headache?

Yes, it may cause a headache. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, if you experience a severe headache after taking this drug then take a mild painkiller and apply balm even after this if the pain does not subside then discuss it with your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Can I take this medicine with diclofenac?

Yes, it can be taken with diclofenac. No drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

Can Febuxostat cause kidney damage?

Febuxostat may affect kidneys in different ways, though it is quite uncommon. You may experience blood in the urine, frequent urination, kidney stones, abnormal urine tests (increased level of proteins in the urine), and a reduction in the ability of the kidneys to function properly. Rarely, it may cause changes or decrease in urine amount due to inflammation in the kidneys (tubulointerstitial nephritis). Consult your doctor if your kidney functions get further affected.

Can I stop taking it on my own if I am fine and have no pain or swelling in my joints?

No, do not stop taking this medicine without your doctor’s advice even if you feel better. Discontinuation of medicine may increase the levels of uric acid. It may also worsen your symptoms due to the formation of new crystals of urate in and around your joints and kidneys.