FAQs ABOUT JOYSTIFF 50 TABLET
What JOYSTIFF 50 TABLET is used for?
[GBNKEWYORD] is used in the treatment of schizophrenia which is a serious mental disorder that affects a person’s ability to think, feel and/or behave clearly. It is generally characterized by symptoms such as delusions, hallucinations, and/or confused thoughts in affected individuals.
How JOYSTIFF 50 TABLET is taken?
Take JOYSTIFF 50 TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Can JOYSTIFF 50 TABLET be stopped without consulting the doctor?
No, JOYSTIFF 50 TABLET should not be stopped without consulting a doctor since it may cause withdrawal symptoms such as muscle stiffness, and/or unusual body movements. Consult your doctor before stopping the medicine who may stop the medicine if recommended.
How JOYSTIFF 50 TABLET WORKS?
JOYSTIFF 50 TABLET works by blocking dopamine D2 receptors (proteins responsible for synthesis and release of dopamine) in brain which results in reduced synthesis of dopamine thus improving thoughts, feelings and behaviour and thereby treating symptoms of schizophrenia in affected individuals.
Can JOYSTIFF 50 TABLET be used during pregnancy?
No, JOYSTIFF 50 TABLET should not be used during pregnancy or in women planning for pregnancy since it may affect the fetus. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.