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Does the shot for invega(paliperidone) have thimerosal?

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Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry 28 years experience
No: Invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) is a water-based suspension of particles that carry the invegaedication. Thimerosal was used in the past with some vaccines as a preservative. Given how sustenna is made it does not need a preservative.
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Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology 19 years experience
Thimerosal is not listed as an ingredient in the Invega injection.
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