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Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's

Manufacturer

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

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10 TABLETS

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About Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's

Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's belongs to a group of medicines called 'antipsychotics' used to treat nausea and vomiting post-surgery. In higher doses, Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's also treats schizophrenia and acute psychotic episodes. Schizophrenia is a mental condition in which the person may feel, hear, or see things that are not there, believe things that are not true, feel unusually suspicious or confused. 

Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's contains 'Amisulpride' that works by blocking chemical messengers' effects in the brain (dopamine and serotonin). This helps in improving mood, behaviour, and thoughts. Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's elevates the symptoms of the disease and prevents them from coming back.  In this way, it improves disturbed thoughts, feelings, and behaviour. 

You are suggested to take Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's as long as your doctor has prescribed it after checking your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as uncontrolled moments of arms and legs, difficulty sleeping (insomnia),  or feeling anxious or agitated, feeling drowsy or sleepy, constipation, feeling or being sick, dry mouth, putting on weight, unusual production of breast milk in women and men, breast pain, menstrual period stops, and blurred vision.  Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

To treat your condition effectually, continue taking Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Do not take Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed. Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's causes drowsiness and dizziness, do not drive unless you are alert. Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's can be given to children if prescribed by the doctor for treating conduct disorder. Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's should not be given to children for treating schizophrenia or mania. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's as it could change the way alcohol affects you. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects. 

Uses of Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's

Nausea and vomiting post-surgery, Schizophrenia 

Medicinal Benefits

Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's belongs to a group of antipsychotics used to treat schizophrenia in adults and children who are above 13 years old. Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's improves the mood and behaviour in people who have an imbalance of chemicals known as a neurotransmitter in their brain. Thus, Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's relieves psychotic symptoms like delusions, hallucinations, confusion, disturbing thoughts, and lack of self-awareness. 

Directions for Use

Take Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10'sbefore, taking a meal. The tablet form of Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew, or crush the tablet. Usually, the recommended Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's is between 50 mg and 800 mg each day. Initially, the doctor may advise the lower doses and then gradually increase the dose with time. Elderly persons have prescribed a lower dosage.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's

  • Dry mouth
  • Breast pain
  • Constipation
  • Blurred vision
  • Putting on weight
  • Feeling or being sick
  • Menstrual period stops
  • Feeling drowsy or sleepy
  • Feeling anxious or agitated
  • Difficulty sleeping (insomnia)
  • Uncontrolled moments of arms and legs
  • Unusual production of breast milk in women and men

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Persons who are dealing with medical conditions like kidney problems, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, fits (epileptic seizures), unusual heart rate (rhythm), elderly, low potassium levels in your blood, taking any drugs which may lower potassium levels (such as thiazide, diuretics, bendroflumethiazide, hydrochlorothiazide), stroke, history of blood clots, low number of white blood cells (agranulocytosis) should consult with a doctor before taking Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's. Do not take Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's if you are allergic to Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's or any of its contents. Do not take Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed. Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's causes drowsiness and dizziness, do not drive unless you are alert. Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's can be given to children above 10 years if prescribed by the doctor for treating mental conditions like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's as it could lead to increased drowsiness and dizziness. Rise slowly from sitting or lying position as Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's causes orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering in blood pressure leading to dizziness on standing). Inform your doctor before taking Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's if you have diabetes as Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's can cause an increase in blood sugar levels. Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's may not be suitable for people with a history of prolactin-dependant breast cancer as Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's increases prolactin levels. Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's should not be used in adults to treat dementia-related psychosis.   

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's as it may change the way alcohol affects you.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Avoid taking Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's if you are pregnant unless prescribed by a doctor. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this, your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's can pass into the breastmilk, so it is not safe to breastfeed while taking Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's. Consult your doctor before taking Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's; your doctor will decide whether Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's can be taken by breastfeeding mothers or not. Tell your doctor if your baby has symptoms of dizziness or tremor.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's causes tiredness, dizziness, and vision problems. Do not drive or operate machinery without consulting your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with liver impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Maintain a healthy diet and exercise regularly.
  • Regularly attend therapy sessions.
  • Perform meditation and yoga.
  • Follow a regular sleep pattern.
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.
  • Learn about your condition, understand the risk factors, and follow the doctor’s treatment plan.

Special Advise

While taking Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's you may become more sensitive to extreme temperature conditions (like too hot or too cold temperature), so it is advisable to avoid getting too cold or too hot or becoming dehydrated especially during summer. Drink plenty of fluid and water to cope with this condition.  

Allergen Information

Other Information (JOY0118)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Schizophrenia: It is a mental health condition in which the person may see, hear, or feel things that are not there, believe things that are not true, feel unusually suspicious or confusing. It usually happens in late adolescence or early adulthood. Symptoms of Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's include confused speech (difficult for others to understand), lack of facial expression, lack of emotional expression, lack of motivation, difficulty concentrating, psychosis, such as delusions and hallucinations.  

FAQs

Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's works by balancing the chemical messengers called neurotransmitters and blocking dopamine and serotonin located in the brain, improving mood, behaviour, and thoughts.

Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's causes tiredness, dizziness, and vision problems. So, it is advisable not to drive or operate machinery without consulting your doctor. It may also lower your blood pressure on sudden standing leading to dizziness, so try to get up easily to avoid this.

Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's may cause an increase in blood glucose (sugar) levels. So, regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is advised while taking Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's. Diabetes patients should consult a doctor before taking Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's.

Dry mouth could be a side-effect of Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's. Limiting caffeine intake, avoiding smoking and mouthwashes containing alcohol, drinking water regularly, and chewing sugar-free gum/candy might stimulate saliva and prevent drying of the mouth.

Persons who are dealing with medical conditions like kidney problems, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, fits (epileptic seizures), unusual heart rate (rhythm), elderly, low potassium levels in your blood, taking any drugs which may lower potassium levels (such as thiazide, diuretics, bendroflumethiazide, hydrochlorothiazide), stroke, history of blood clots, low number of white blood cells (agranulocytosis) should consult with the doctor before taking Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's.

It is advised to avoid taking Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's while taking Levodopa to cause drug interaction resulting in severe reactions.

Take Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's before taking a meal or as directed by the doctor. The tablet form of Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew, or crush the tablet. Usually, the recommended Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's is between 50 mg and 800 mg each day. Initially, the doctor may advise the lower doses and then gradually increase the dose with time. Elderly persons have prescribed a lower dosage.

It is advised to be under the doctor's guidance while taking the name. It is recommended to go for a regular checkup of blood pressure, weight, blood glucose, and blood fats (e.g. lipids, cholesterol).

Duration of action of Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's may vary from person to person but a person can notice the improvement in their condition in a few days and the effect builds over the next few weeks.

Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's is used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia and also stops the symptoms to come back.

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Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's

Country Of Origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.

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Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's

Joykem ODT 50 Tablet 10's

MRP: 92.50

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