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Psycodon 6mg Tablet

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Composition for Psycodon 6mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Psycodon 6mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
65.96
₹6.6/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Psycodon Tablet

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Uses of Psycodon Tablet

Psycodon 6mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Psycodon Tablet side effects

Common

Headache, Sleepiness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Parkinsonism, Akathisia, Dystonia.

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How to use Psycodon 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. Psycodon 6mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Psycodon Tablet works

Psycodon 6mg 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 Psycodon Tablet

Expert advice for Psycodon Tablet

  • You can take paliperidone with or without breakfast, however, same pattern to be followed during the entire treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you have known cardiovascular disease or family history of QT prolongation and if you are taking medicines that may prolong the QT interval.
  • Discontinue and inform you doctor immediately if you experience Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS), characterised by hyperthermia (fever), muscle rigidity, autonomic instability, altered consciousness, and elevated serum creatine levels.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a swallowing, stomach or intestinal disorder that reduces your ability to swallow or pass foods by normal bowel movements.
  • You may suffer from tardive dyskinesia characterized by rhythmical, involuntary movements, predominantly of the tongue and/or face. Inform you doctor if you experience such symptoms.
  • You may suffer from priapism (prolonged and/or painful erection), inform your doctor if you experience such symptoms.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as paliperidone may have some nervous effects and may cause visual disturbances. 
  • If you are a patient with diabetes, or with schizophrenia, taking paliperidone may increase the risk of developing diabetes. You should monitor glucose regularly while on paliperidone treatment.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if the thoughts of suicide occur when on paliperidone therapy.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Psycodon Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Psycodon Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Psycodon 6mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Psycodon 6mg 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
Psycodon 6mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Psycodon 6mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Psycodon 6mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Psycodon 6mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Psycodon 6mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
Liver
Psycodon 6mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Psycodon 6mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Psycodon 6mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Psycodon Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Paliperidone

Q. Is paliperidone the same as risperidone?
Paliperidone gets converted to risperidone in the body and thus exerts similar actions
No, Psycodon is not a narcotic
Yes, Psycodon is an atypical antipsychotic
Psycodon is metabolized to its active metabolite risperidone by the CYP family of metabolizing enzymes
Yes, Psycodon is known to cause weight gain
Psycodon may cause priapism (prolonged and/or painful erection), which may contribute to erectile dysfunction. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Oral Psycodon may take 5 days to clear off from your body/system, whereas the injection may take around 4 to 8 months to clear off from your body/system.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Psycodon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Psycodon with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Psycodon with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Psycodon with Ketoconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Psycodon with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine
Psycodon with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier
Psycodon with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Psycodon with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Psycodon with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Psycodon with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum
Psycodon with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Psycodon with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Psycodon with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin
Psycodon with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Psycodon with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor, Dejac
Psycodon with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Psycodon with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep, Pxn
Psycodon with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Psycodon with Azithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Azax, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed, Azitec, Zizom, Avitla
One of the following vendor pharmacies will deliver Psycodon 6mg Tablet: MAX, WHL, AYM, PTI, NVL, ABP, EMB, JIV, SGH, ENP, MAK, KIS, SBA, SHD, BGS, RHW, BIO, DPP, EVP, BAL, NSL, RPP, SAF, DGN, PRN, BMJ, INC, MMS, EQN, SHC, RSA, NNH, HIP, NVY, AGT, BTM, ZVP, RWP, SCH, RDR, SWP, UBL, LCC, JHC, GHR, JVO, GPP, GPT, WSI, QLF, DHP, ANT, BLE, HEX, MSD, NAS, PMA, RKS, DPL, P2P, MLC, CHP, NDP, IAD, PWN, SVS, USF, HMP, SRG, BLS, BHM, SLN, PPR, JSL, HBV, MDO, SMN, BHP, BBS, GTC, RUS, VNS, HTS, MAP, LHA, AMR, THP, DFP, 9T9, SPD, RJH, MDH, MPC, HSP, OLT, GBL, JBT, IPL, HZF, AAR, AVS, KHH, RPI, JVN, BAP, DVH, SDM, SYN, HPC, HGI, CLT, KMC, NNP, VRS, DZY, TFP, SWA, TRP, RHL, HAT, PVP, AYU, VDH, GTK, AWS, EPS, TOM, BHS, ATL, AAY, OHM, ZPR, MAM, LMS, NXG, SGC, RSS, STA, TNH, BSN, VJS, PLT, ATP, SSA, RDH, SVH, DYG, ADT, NTB, FGH, OWP, HNP, ARD, SBL, NWP, DAO, GNC, PEN, SJP, PNT, DHR, ZEL, OIP, UMP, BDN, ESY, KHC, QTM

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