Information about Asenapine
How Asenapine works
Asenapine is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.
Common side effects of Asenapine
Abnormal involuntary movements, Akathisia (inability to stay still), Anxiety, Dizziness, Dystonia (involuntary muscle contractions), Increased saliva production, Nausea, Parkinsonism, Sleepiness, Taste change, Weight gain
Expert advice for Asenapine
- Asenapine should be taken as per dose and duration suggested by the doctor.
- It is advisable not to eat or drink anything for 10 minutes after taking the medicine.