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Is invega (paliperidone) safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is invega (paliperidone) safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

See below: The risks of invega/alternatives have to weighed against the benefits in a woman who is pregnant or breastfeeding. Its a difficult decision for parents. This special section from the national institute of mental health website might help: http://www.Nimh.Nih.Gov/health/publications/mental-health-medications/which-groups-have-special-needs-when-taking-psychiatric-medications.Shtml. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it safe and in good sense to take nitric oxide while carrying out strong work outs while I am bipolor, taking lithium and invega (paliperidone).

Is it safe and in good sense to take nitric oxide while carrying out strong work outs while I am bipolor, taking lithium and invega (paliperidone).

Probably would avoid: There really is limited data about how "nitric oxide" stimulating supplements may interact with psychiatric medictions, so the better part of valor would be to avoid the supplement if possible. You can always review this with your psychiatrist if you feel strongly. interesting, lithium has been demonstrated to increase peripheral blood levels of nitric oxide too. ...Read more

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Is Conjugated Linoleic Acid (c9 T11 2.0) safe to take if i take Invega (paliperidone)?

There are no common: adverse interactions, however there is no known medical benefit to taking linoleic acid. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would i ever build a tolerance to my injection "invega"?

Hi docs, would i ever build a tolerance to my injection "invega"?

No.: Invega (paliperidone) is not a medicine that people develop tolerance to. It is the injectable long-acting form of paloperidone which is an active metabolite of another antipsychotic risperidone. ...Read more

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Can you advise me on my prescription of invega!?

Can you advise me on my prescription of invega!?

Invega (paliperidone): Not clear what you are asking. Invega (paliperidone) is long-acting Risperdal preparation taken once a day. Review benefits, indications & adverse effects with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Does the shot for invega(paliperidone) have thimerosal?

Does the shot for invega(paliperidone) have thimerosal?

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. ...Read more

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Can you take colloidal silver with consta invega (paliperidone)?

Can you take colloidal silver with consta invega (paliperidone)?

Colloidal Silver: Alert from the fda the U.S. Food and drug administration (fda) does not consider colloidal silver to be safe or effective for treating any disease or condition and has issued an advisory regarding its safety. Colloidal silver can cause serious side effects, such as argyria. Having seen a severe case once, i can guarantee to you that you would not wish to look blue-gray. Silverpoisoning is is not treatable.If you are using it i recommend that you cease and desist for your own safety. ...Read more

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If invega (paliperidone) gave me nystagmus, will it ever go away?

If invega (paliperidone) gave me nystagmus, will it ever go away?

Nystagmus and Invega (paliperidone): I agree that nystagmus is not usually part of tardive dyskinesia, the chronic movement disorder related to many antipsychotic medications (such as invega (paliperidone)). However, it can be a sign of shorter-term neurotoxicity -- indicating need to reduce dosage or choose a different medicine. You don't say how long you've been on invega (paliperidone). Please talk w/your doctor & yes, do have an eye exam & neurologist too. ...Read more

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High prolactin levels on invega, (paliperidone) should I be concerned?

High prolactin levels on invega, (paliperidone) should I be concerned?

Yes: Elevated prolactin levels can cause a variety of medical problems, such as infertility, sexual disfunction, menstrual irregularity, galactorrhoea, and osteoporosis. Discuss these finding with your doctor to determine your best options. ...Read more

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Will I ever build a tolerance to my invega (paliperidone) injections (psych medication)?

Will I ever build a tolerance to my invega (paliperidone) injections (psych medication)?

No but: There should be no physiolgical tolerance if that is what you are asking. If you are having any sort of unpleasant reaction after the shots, please tell the prescribing doctor. ...Read more