PSYCODON 6MG TABLET

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Composition FOR PSYCODON 6mg tablet

Paliperidone(6mg)

food interaction for PSYCODON tablet

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Psycodon 6mg tablet at a fixed time.
Psycodon 6mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR PSYCODON 6mg tablet

    Paliperidone(6mg)

    Psycodon tablet uses

    Psycodon 6mg tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

    How psycodon tablet works

    Psycodon 6mg tablet works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

    Common side effects of psycodon tablet

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

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    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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR PSYCODON 6mg tablet

    Paliperidone

    Q. Is paliperidone the same as risperidone?
    Paliperidone gets converted to risperidone in the body and thus exerts similar actions
    Q. Is paliperidone a narcotic?
    No, paliperidone is not a narcotic
    Q. Is paliperidone an atypical antipsychotic?
    Yes, paliperidone is an atypical antipsychotic
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    Q. How is paliperidone metabolized?
    Paliperidone is metabolized to its active metabolite risperidone by the CYP family of metabolizing enzymes
    Q. Does paliperidone cause weight gain?
    Yes, paliperidone is known to cause weight gain
    Q. Does paliperidone cause erectile dysfunction?
    Paliperidone may cause priapism (prolonged and/or painful erection), which may contribute to erectile dysfunction. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
    Q. How long does paliperidone stay in your system?
    Oral paliperidone 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.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)