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A 21-year-old female asked:

I took 12 mg of invega (paliperidone) during the day will it make me tired? im really stressed out so i took it because i didn't want to cut.

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
Yes, very tired: As you have undoubtedly learned by now, it will make you very tired. I hope it took away your urge to cut. Ask your psychiatrist for Hydroxyzine 10-25mg three to four times a day as needed for the urge to cut. It is a lot safer. It is an antihistamine and works very well on the urge for self harm.It will take a couple of weeks to get used to the sedation, but it goes away. Best wishes.
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