Aduneric is the branded version of febuxostat, an effective medication for gout, which is a type of arthritis.
This medication is used to prevent the onset of gout symptoms that are caused by a buildup of uric acid in the body. When there’s too much uric acid, crystals form and accumulate in the joints. These crystal buildups can lead to sudden and severe pain and inflammation, usually in the big toe, but they can occur in other joints in the body too.
How does Adenuric work?
Adenuric works by preventing gout instead of treating the symptoms directly. It’s a long-term medication and stops further buildup of uric acid as opposed to clearing it out. By reducing the buildup, Adenuric allows your body to naturally clear the substance away.
What doses of Adenuric are there?
The tablets are available in two dosages: 80mg and 120mg. Which dosage is prescribed for you depends on how severe the condition is, but treatment usually starts at the 80mg dosage. Larger doses are more often used to treat uric acid buildup in patients undergoing chemotherapy.
How to take Adenuric
Swallow one tablet a day with water, with or without food. The blister packs have days of the week conveniently printed on them, so it’s easy to keep track of what you have taken.
The tablets can be taken either with or without food.
How long does it take Adenuric to work?
This can vary from person to person, but Adenuric is a long-term treatment, so it can take about six months before you notice any difference. Studies have shown that your uric acid levels might rise in the first month or two, which can cause a spike in gout symptoms, but it’s nothing to worry about as it’s part of the healing process. The important part is to stick with the treatment so you can feel its full benefits.
If you stop taking Adenuric, new crystals might form, which can cause flare-ups and make the condition worse.
What should I do if I make a mistake when taking Adenuric?
If you forget to take it, just take it once you remember. Don’t take twice the amount to make up for a missed dose. Always try and stick to the instructions given by our clinicians and refer to the product leaflet for extra info. If you have any specific questions, feel free to contact us and we’ll help you.
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How is Adenuric different from other treatments for gout?
There are a few different treatment options for gout. Adenuric works by preventing the condition from occurring in the first place. It reduces uric acid levels in the body over a longer period of time and this prevents crystals from forming in the joints. There are few recorded side effects and treatment has shown to be effective in clinical studies.
Alternative treatments include NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), which are prescribed to treat attacks when they occur and reduce symptoms of a flare-up. Unlike Adenuric, these types of medications can cause severe side effects, some of which can be life threatening.
Is Adenuric similar to any other treatments?
Adenuric is the branded version of the active ingredient Febuxostat, which is the chemical that helps reduce uric acid levels in the body. There are generic versions of Adenuric available which work in the same way; they’re just packaged differently and the tablets themselves may look slightly different. They’re usually slightly cheaper than the branded version too.
Which version of Adenuric should I use?
Adenuric and its generic counterpart are only available as tablets. Our clinician will prescribe the dosage for your specific needs, but it’s likely that you’ll start on the 80mg tablets.
How effective is Adenuric?
Adenuric (or the generic version Febuxostat) is the first major treatment alternative for gout in more than 40 years. Studies have shown that Adenuric can reduce uric acid levels in about 70% of patients receiving the treatment, and is very successful at keeping these levels down with long-term use. It can take about six months to become fully effective, so it’s important to keep taking Adenuric as directed.
Do I need a prescription for Adenuric?
Yes. A clinician will need to make sure that Adenuric is safe and suitable for you to use based on your health background. If you’re allergic to any specific ingredients in it, or if you have an existing health condition, it may not be suitable for you to take.
Why should I buy Adenuric online with Treated?
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