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- FebuxostatGeneric for UloricRx40mg30 tablets $10.2 USD30 tablets $10.2 USD - 0.34 USD/tabletSave $258.90
- FebuxostatGeneric for UloricRx80mg30 tablets $10.2 USD30 tablets $10.2 USD - 0.34 USD/tabletSave $258.90
Do you need a prescription for febuxostat?
Yes, febuxostat is only available with a valid physician Rx.
How much is febuxostat without Insurance in the US?
Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase febuxostat, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.
What will my out-of-pocket cost be for febuxostat in the US?
There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.
Is Now Patient a febuxostat savings card?
Yes. Save up to 90% on your febuxostat with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.
Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?
Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.
Is Now Patient a febuxostat coupon provider in the US?
No. Now Patient does not provide febuxostat coupons or FREE febuxostat samples.
Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for febuxostat in the US?
No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.
Does Now Patient work with Medicare?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
What should you do if you use too much febuxostat?
Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using febuxostat. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much febuxostat. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.
If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.
What should I do if I miss my dose?
There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.
Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication
What is generic febuxostat?
Generic febuxostat refers to the non-brand-name version of the medication. It contains the same active ingredient as the brand-name drug but is typically less expensive.
FDA approval of febuxostat
Febuxostat is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of hyperuricemia in patients with gout.
Active ingredient of febuxostat
The active ingredient of febuxostat is febuxostat.
US brand name of febuxostat and manufacturer
Febuxostat is available in the US under the brand name Uloric. It is manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
UK brand name of febuxostat and manufacturer
In the UK, febuxostat is available under the brand name Adenuric. The manufacturer may vary depending on the brand name.
Prescription requirement for febuxostat
A prescription (Rx) is required for febuxostat in both the US and the UK.
Availability of febuxostat in the UK with NHS prescription
Febuxostat is available in the UK with an NHS prescription.
Conditions treated by febuxostat
Febuxostat is primarily used for the long-term management of hyperuricemia in patients with gout. It helps to lower uric acid levels in the blood and reduce the frequency of gout attacks.
It can also be used to manage chronic hyperuricemia in certain cancer patients. During the initiation of urate-lowering therapy, febuxostat can help prevent gout flares.
Concurrent treatment with a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) or colchicine is recommended for flare prophylaxis when you start febuxostat.
How does febuxostat work?
Febuxostat is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor that works by reducing uric acid production in the body. It prevents the formation of urate crystals, which are responsible for causing gout and joint inflammation. By inhibiting xanthine oxidase, febuxostat helps lower blood uric acid levels and provides relief from gout symptoms.
Forms of febuxostat available
Febuxostat is available in the form of oral tablets.
Dosage of febuxostat
The dosage of febuxostat may vary depending on the individual’s condition, kidney function, and response to the medication. It is important to follow the recommended dosage instructions and medical advice provided by the healthcare provider.
Directions for febuxostat use
Febuxostat should be taken exactly as directed by the healthcare provider. The medication is usually taken once daily, with or without food. It is important to take febuxostat consistently and continue the prescribed treatment course.
Warnings and precautions for febuxostat
- Febuxostat may cause certain side effects, including liver problems and cardiovascular events. Regular monitoring of liver function and cardiovascular health is necessary during treatment
- Use caution when prescribing febuxostat to patients with a history of severe skin reactions
- Assess cardiovascular risk factors before initiating treatment with febuxostat, especially in patients with a history of related conditions such as hypertension or heart disease
- It may interact with certain medications, including other drugs that affect uric acid levels and medications that may increase the risk of cardiovascular events. Inform the healthcare provider about all medications being taken
- Individuals with a known hypersensitivity to febuxostat or any of its ingredients should avoid the use of this drug
- Febuxostat may cause liver damage in some cases. It is important to notify your doctor if you have a history of liver disease or if you experience any symptoms of liver problems such as yellowing of the skin or eyes, dark urine, or persistent nausea and vomiting
- Febuxostat can affect kidney function. If you have a history of kidney disease or are experiencing any signs of kidney damage such as changes in urination, swelling in the feet or ankles, or persistent fatigue, inform your doctor
- Your doctor may recommend regular monitoring of your liver and kidney function while taking febuxostat. This may involve blood tests to check for any abnormalities or changes
Some of the medications that may interact with febuxostat include:
- Combining azathioprine with febuxostat may increase the risk of bone marrow suppression and decrease the effectiveness of azathioprine
- Similar to azathioprine, combining mercaptopurine with febuxostat may increase the risk of bone marrow suppression and decrease the effectiveness of mercaptopurine
- Febuxostat may increase the effects of warfarin, leading to an increased risk of bleeding. Close monitoring of blood clotting time is recommended if these medications are used together
- Combining febuxostat with theophylline may increase the levels of theophylline in the blood, potentially leading to adverse effects. Dose adjustments of theophylline may be necessary in such cases
- Concurrent use of febuxostat and rilpivirine may increase the levels of rilpivirine in the blood, increasing the risk of side effects. Dose adjustments may be required
- Febuxostat may increase the levels of cyclosporine in the blood, potentially leading to toxicity. Close monitoring of cyclosporine levels and adjustment of the dose may be necessary if these medications are used together
- Inform a healthcare professional about all medications being taken including prescription drugs, over-the-counter meds, and supplements, before starting febuxostat
Use of febuxostat during pregnancy
The use of febuxostat during pregnancy should be carefully considered, and the potential risks and benefits should be discussed with a healthcare provider. The medication should be used only if the potential benefits outweigh the risks.
Use of febuxostat while breastfeeding
It is not known whether febuxostat passes into breast milk. The use of febuxostat while breastfeeding should be discussed with a healthcare provider.
Possible side effects of febuxostat
In clinical trials common side effects of febuxostat may include liver function abnormalities, nausea, and joint pain. Serious side effects are rare but can occur. Promptly report any adverse events to a healthcare provider.
Similar drugs to febuxostat
Other medications used for the management of hyperuricemia in gout include allopurinol and probenecid.
- FDA Prescribing Information for Febuxostat
- MHRA product information for Febuxostat
- WebMD – Febuxostat
- Drugs.com – Febuxostat
- NHS UK
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