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Description

Paliperidone is an atypical antipsychotic medication used to treat schizophrenia and other mental health disorders. It works by blocking the action of certain chemicals in the brain that can cause symptoms of psychosis. Paliperidone is available in both immediate-release and extended-release forms.

Common side effects of paliperidone include:
  ▸  Drowsiness
  ▸  Dry mouth
  ▸  Constipation
  ▸  Weight gain
  ▸  Blurred vision
  ▸  Nausea
  ▸  Vomiting
  ▸  Headache
  ▸  Restlessness
  ▸  Agitation
  ▸  Anxiety
  ▸  Insomnia
  ▸  Abnormal movements
  ▸  Low blood pressure
  ▸  Increased risk of stroke

Brand names associated with paliperidone include:
  ▸  Invega
  ▸  Invega Sustenna
  ▸  Invega Trinza
  ▸  Xeplion

Synonyms
  • paliperidone
Classifications
  • antipsychotic
  • psycholeptic

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