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Joykem ODT 100 MG Tablet

Joykem ODT 100 MG Tablet

ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD.

    • Rs. 103.00

    Manufactured by: Alkem Laboratories Ltd.

    Composition: Amisulpride

    Strength: 100 mg

    Pack size: 10 Tablets

    Drug type: Antipsychotics 

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Schizophrenia

    What is Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet?

    Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet is the antipsychotic medicine which is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

    Uses:

    Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Amisulpride is an antipsychotic medication. It acts by binding to the dopamine D2 and D3 receptors and decrease the hyper activity of the nerve cells in the brain. Hence, improves the symptoms of schizophrenia.

    Common Side Effects of Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet

    • Excessive salivation
    • Trembling
    • Anxiety
    • Constipation
    • Decreased libido
    • Weight gain
    • Swelling and pain in the legs
    • Increased frequency of infections

     How to Use Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet?

    Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication. This medicine should be taken at fixed dose and duration as prescribed by the doctor.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet if you are allergic to this medication.
    • Alcohol consumption is not advisable during the treatment with this medicine as it may cause additive calmness and drowsiness.
    • It may cause dizziness as its side effect. It is not advisable to drive or use heavy machinery while taking this medication.

    Contraindications:

    List of contraindications while using Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet

    • The use of Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet is contraindicated in the patients with phaeochromocytoma (Benign tumor in adrenal gland).
    • The use of this medication is contraindicated in the patients with breast cancer.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet with other compounds

    • Concomitant treatment with thioridazine, cisapride or halofantrine may increase the risk of arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat).
    • Concomitant treatment with narcotics, analgesics and barbiturates is not recommended to avoid increased sedative effects.
    • Concomitant use levodopa is not recommended while taking Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet.

    Warnings:

    Warnings while using Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet

    • This medicine should be used with special caution in patients with diabetes and the history of heart disease.
    • This medicine should not be used with caution in the elderly.
    • This medicine should be used with extreme caution in the patients with suicidal thoughts and depression.

    Pregnancy and lactation:

    Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet may be unsafe for use in the pregnant and lactating women. Prior consultation to your doctor is advisable in such cases.

    Storage:

    Store this medication at room temperature (Between 20-25°C). Protect from sunlight and children.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact to your doctor as emergency medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. What is Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet used for?

    Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet is used for the treatment of schizophrenia.

    1. How does Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet work?

    Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet is an antipsychotic medication. It acts by binding to the dopamine D2 and D3 receptors and decrease the hyper activity of the nerve cells in the brain. Hence, improves the symptoms of schizophrenia. 

    1. How often can I take Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet?

    Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet should be used at fixed dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.

    1. Is Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet safe for use during pregnancy?

    Joykem ODT 100 mg Tablet may be unsafe for use during pregnancy. The pregnant women should use this medication under medical supervision.

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