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Joykem 50 mg Tablet

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Composition for Joykem 50 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Joykem 50 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Joykem Tablet

Uses of Joykem Tablet

Joykem 50 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Joykem Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Joykem are Nausea, Vomiting, Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Weight gain, Decreased blood pressure, Dystonia, Akathisia, Parkinsonism, Increased prolactin level in blood.

How to use Joykem Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Joykem 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Joykem Tablet works

Joykem 50 mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

In Depth Information on Joykem Tablet

Expert advice for Joykem Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you have kidney disease, have ever had fits (epileptic seizures), Parkinson’s disease, or suffering from dementia.
  • Inform your doctor if you have/have a family history of heart disease, uneven heart rate, slow heartbeat, heart disease/condition called prolonged QT interval, stroke, diabetes, blood clots, low levels of potassium in blood, low levels of white blood cells in blood (agranulocytosis).
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as amisulpride can cause drowsiness. 
  • Do not consume alcohol while on this treatment as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Do not stop amisulpride suddenly as it may increase the side effects.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you observe any of these symptoms: severe allergic reaction (with rash, itchy skin, swollen face, tongue or other body parts); blood clots; fit (seizure).
  • Tell your doctor if you are or are planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.
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Joykem Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Joykem Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Joykem 50 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Joykem 50 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel less alert, drowsy or sleepy while taking this medicine. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Joykem 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Joykem 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Joykem 50 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Joykem 50 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Joykem 50 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Joykem Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Amisulpride

Q. Is Joykem addictive/ a controlled drug?
Joykem is not addictive. However do follow your doctor’s instructions about dosage and duration of this treatment. It is not a controlled drug
Q. Is Joykem an antipsychotic/atypical antipsychotic?
Yes. Joykem is an atypical antipsychotic
Q. Does Joykem cause weight gain?
Joykem is known to cause weight gain. Consult your doctor if you observe weight gain after taking Joykem
Q. How long does Joykem take to work?
It may take several weeks for a patient to get benefited from Joykem treatment. Consult your doctor if you observe no improvement in your symptoms after six to eight weeks of treatment.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Joykem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Joykem with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Joykem with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Joykem with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Joykem with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine
Joykem with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide
Joykem with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Joykem with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy, Nacphin
Joykem with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Joykem with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M, Juniz Rds, Starlium, Repam
Joykem with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Joykem with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Dejac
Joykem with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Joykem with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Joykem with Trimebutine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
Joykem with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin

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