Febuxostat should not be started new during an acute gout attack as it may make the attack worse.
Febuxostat has not been well studied in pregnant or nursing women. Talk to your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Febuxostat interacts with a number of other medications. Please speak with your healthcare provider about whether any of the other medications you currently take interact with febuxostat.
Anyone who is hypersensitive to febuxostat or has had a previous allergic reaction to allopurinol should avoid the medication.