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Paliperidone Palmitate Coupon - Paliperidone Palmitate 1.5ml of 234mg syringe
Paliperidone Palmitate

Invega Sustenna

PALIPERIDONE injection is either given as a once-monthly injection (Invega Sustenna) for the treatment of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder or as an injection every 3 months (Invega Trinza) for the treatment of schizophrenia. Compare atypical antipsychotics.
Paliperidone Palmitate Coupon - Paliperidone Palmitate 1.5ml of 234mg syringe
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Paliperidone Palmitate Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine. It may be several weeks before you see the full effects. Do not stop this medicine except on the advice of your doctor or health care professional.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may interfere with the effect of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

This medicine can reduce the response of your body to heat or cold. Dress warm in cold weather and stay hydrated in hot weather. If possible, avoid extreme temperatures like saunas, hot tubs, very hot or cold showers, or activities that can cause dehydration such as vigorous exercise.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Anxiety

bladder pain

bloody or cloudy urine

body aches or pain

chills

cough

difficult, burning, or painful urination

difficulty with breathing

difficulty with swallowing

dry mouth

ear congestion

fever

frequent urge to urinate

headache

hyperventilation

inability to sit still

irregular heartbeats

irritability

loss of balance control

loss of voice

lower back or side pain

mask-like face

nasal congestion

need to keep moving

nervousness

restlessness

runny nose

shaking

shuffling walk

slowed movements

slurred speech

sneezing

sore throat

stiffness of the arms and legs

tic-like (jerky) movements of the head, face, mouth, and neck

trembling and shaking of the fingers and hands

trouble with sleeping

twitching, twisting, uncontrolled repetitive movements of the tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs

unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

Blurred vision

difficulty with speaking

dizziness

drooling

headache

inability to move the eyes

increase in body movements

increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid

loss of balance control

muscle trembling, jerking, or stiffness

pounding in the ears

restlessness

slow or fast heartbeat

sticking out of the tongue

stiffness of the limbs

tremor

trouble with breathing, speaking, or swallowing

twisting movements of the body

uncontrolled movements, especially of the face, neck, and back

uncontrolled twisting movements of the neck, trunk, arms, or legs

unusual facial expressions

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site

Less common

Back pain

constipation

diarrhea

difficulty with moving

dry mouth

increased weight

joint pain

lack or loss of strength

muscle aching or cramping

muscle pains or stiffness

nausea

nightmares

pain in the arms or legs

swollen joints

tearing of the skin

toothache

upper abdominal or stomach pain

vomiting

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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