what is invega ?
Invega (paliperidone) is a prescription medicine used to treat schizophrenia and symptoms of bipolar disorder, including manic or mixed episodes.
what is invega used for ?
Invega is an antipsychotic medication that is approved for the treatment of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder (a mental condition in which symptoms of schizophrenia occur along with symptoms of mood disorders, such as depression).
does invega cause weight gain ?
Yes, Invega does cause weight gain. Invega is used to treat psychosis and cognitive deficits associated with dementia. It’s a long acting injectable antipsychotic and shares some similarities to other anti psychotic drugs like risperidone, quetiapine, haloperidol.
how long does invega stay in your system ?
Invega stays in your system for quite some time, which is why a patient will be required to take it for a long period of time. The initial treatment usually lasts for 5 years and this medication can cause serious side effects if suddenly stopped. Some patients may take the drug for three or four years before coming off it completely.
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