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Invega Sustenna may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Invega Sustenna may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the de... View More
Invega Sustenna is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby... View More
Invega Sustenna may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Invega Sustenna should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Invega Sustenna may be needed. Please consult your docto... View More
Invega Sustenna should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Invega Sustenna may be needed. Please consult your... View More
Invega Sustenna is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia (a mental disorder that can result in hallucinations or delusions and ... View More
Uses of Invega Sustenna
Side effects of Invega Sustenna
- Abnormal involuntary movements
- Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement)
How to use Invega Sustenna
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. Invega Sustenna may be tak... View More
How Invega Sustenna works
Invega Sustenna is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by affecting the levels of chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) to improve mood, thoughts... View More
- Take it in the morning, preferably at the same time every day.
- To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
- Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Invega Sustenna can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
- It may cause an increase in weight, blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglycerides (fat). Eat healthy, exercise, and monitor your levels regularly.
- Monitor your blood sugar regularly as Invega Sustenna can affect blood sugar levels.
- Do not stop taking Invega Sustenna without talking to your doctor first as it may cause a worsening of symptoms.
Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder
May be taken with or without food
Oral Schizophrenia Adult: Initially, 6 mg once daily in the morning. May be titrated upward or downward in increments of 3 mg/day at intervals >5 da... View More
Schizophrenia <12 years: Safety and efficacy not established >12 years (<51 kg): 3 mg/day PO initially; may be increased if necessary in increments of... View More
Renal impairment CrCl 50-79 mL/min: 3 mg/day initially; not to exceed 6 mg/day CrCl 10-49 mL/min: 1.5 mg/day initially; not to exceed 3 mg/day CrCl <... View More
Hypersensitivity to paliperidone or risperidone.
Mode of Action
Major metabolite of risperidone; improves negative symptoms of psychoses and reduces incidence of EPS Has high affinity for serotonin type 2 (5-HT2) re... View More
Patient w/ known CV disease or family history of QT prolongation, history of seizures or other conditions that potentially lower the seizure threshold, ... View More
>10% Akathisia,Somnolence,Insomnia,Parkinsonism,Tachycardia,Hyperprolactinemia,Others similar to placebo (eg, headache) <10% (selected) Cough,Dysto... View More
Increased risk of QT prolongation w/ class IA (e.g. quinidine, disopyramide) and class III (e.g. amiodarone, sotalol) antiarrhythmics. Additive effects ... View More
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