Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Saphris

Descriptions


Asenapine is used to treat schizophrenia in adults. It is also used alone or together with lithium or valproate to treat symptoms of psychotic (mental) disorders, such as mania or bipolar disorder. This medicine should not be used to treat behavioral problems in older adult patients who have dementia.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet