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Active ingredients: febuxostat
What it is used for
Treatment of chronic symptomatic hyperuricaemia in conditions where urate deposition has already occurred (gouty arthritis and/or tophus formation) in adults with gout.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Pale yellow to yellow, film-coated rectangle shaped tablets with a breakline on one side and "80" engraved on the other side
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on February 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient febuxostat
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Febuxostat (Adenuric) tablets | Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
Safety advisory – increased risk of death in gout patients with a history of major cardiovascular disease
Read more on TGA – Therapeutic Goods Administration website
Gout - myDr.com.au
Gout is an inflammatory arthritis, where uric acid crystals settle in a joint causing severe pain, swelling and redness.
Read more on myDr website
The management of gout | Issue 4 | Volume 39 | Australian Prescriber
Gout is a common inflammatory arthritis that is increasing in prevalence. It is caused by the deposition of urate crystals.
Read more on Australian Prescriber website