Uloric is a gout medication that contains febuxostat and is used to prevent uric acid levels from rising too high in people who suffer from gout. Febuxostat works by reducing the amount of uric acid which is produced by your body as a build-up of uric acid can cause symptoms of gout. Uloric is normally only prescribed for people who cannot take allopurinol or when allopurinol has stopped working.
Always read the medication information and instructions before using this medication.
Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Make sure to tell your doctor:
Other information you should also know:
Common side effects of Uloric:
If you have any of the following febuxostat side effects, seek medical help:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Uloric?
If you miss a dose of Uloric, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the generic alternative to Uloric?
Generic Uloric is known as febuxostat and is available in 40mg and 80mg. Only brand name Uloric is available in 120mg.