What is Invega?
Invega (paliperidone) is an antipsychotic medicine. It works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain.
What is Invega used for?
Invega is used to treat schizophrenia in adults and teenagers who are at least 12 years old.
Are there any adverse effects while consuming Invega?
High doses or long-term use of paliperidone can cause a serious movement disorder that may not be reversible. The longer you use Invega, the more likely you are to develop this disorder, especially if you are a woman or an older adult.
How should Invega be consumed?
You may take Invega with or without food. Swallow the tablet whole and do not crush, chew, or break it.
What happens in case of overdose?
Overdose symptoms may include severe drowsiness, fast heartbeats, and fainting.
What should be avoided while taking Invega?
While taking Invega, one might be sensitive to heat. Avoid getting too hot, or becoming overheated or dehydrated. Drink plenty of fluids, especially in hot weather and while performing exercise. It is easier to become dangerously overheated and dehydrated while taking Invega.