Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection

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Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Invega Sustenna Injection

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Uses of Invega Sustenna Injection

Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Side effects of Invega Sustenna Injection

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

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How to use Invega Sustenna Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Invega Sustenna Injection works

Invega sustenna 75mg injection is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts.

In Depth Information on Invega Sustenna Injection

Expert advice for Invega Sustenna Injection

  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection is probably usafe to use duri
ng lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drow
sy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection is not recommended in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
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Liver
Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, AF 150mg Tablet DT

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Invega Sustenna 75mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Paliperidone

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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