Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
US Brand Name
- Invega Sustenna
- Invega Trinza
Paliperidone injection is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic (mental) disorders, including schizophrenia. Invega Trinza® and Invega Hafyera™ are used if patients have been treated with Invega Sustenna® for at least 4 months. Invega Hafyera™ is also used if patients have been treated with Invega Trinza® for at least 3 months. Invega Sustenna® may also be used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat schizoaffective disorder. This medicine should not be used to treat behavioral problems in older adults who have dementia.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
- Suspension, Extended Release