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Is 78 mg of Invega Sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) a low dose?

Yes. once the initial doses are completed, the monthly dose range is between 39 and 234 mg. the 78 mg dose is a low one. Read more...
Invega (paliperidone) Depends on the dose of Invega (paliperidone) oral Tablet it was converted from. The above dose is if Invega (paliperidone) was 3mg. daily. Read more...

Is 3mg of Invega Sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) a low dose?

Look this up using. the FDA approved :Prescribing Information" summary: http://www.janssencns.com/shared/product/invegasustenna/prescribing-information.pdf. The PI is the minimum information which the FDA thinks any physician should have in order to decide if the product might be useful to prescribe for a patient. Who has the most vested interest in this information? Answer: the person taking/considering the product. Read more...
Yes. Invega Sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) is sustained release formulation of Paliperidone. Paliperidone is active metabolite of risperidone, a common atypical antipsychotic med indicated for schizophrenia and othe off-label uses. 3mg/day is considered on the low dose end of the spectrum with 12mg/day considered max dose. It also comes in long acting injectable form which has been associated with some fatalities. . Read more...
Yes. Invega Sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) (monthly injectable form) ranges from 39mg - 234mg per month. the tablet form of invega ranges from 1-12mg daily. Read more...

What happens if I mix alcohol with geodon and invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate)?

More problems. You have enough problems that you do not need to add to those by taking alcohol. Alcohol never did any body any good and you should not take any. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Read more...
Adverse effects. You should not mix alcohol (as a general rule) with any medications. Discuss with your Doctor if you drink alcohol often and are taking theses meds with them. Read more...

On 12mg invega. Will invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) make me less tired & hungry than the invega? It is really working but I've gained 30lbs & am really tired.

Talk w/ your doctor. You should discuss your concerns w/ your psychiatrist. Try to implement a healthy diet ; exercise regimen that has the approval of your doctors. Studies have shown that both Invega and Invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) cause weight gain. It is important that you take a more active role in your health. Cutting calories and regular exercise will help you control your weight. Read more...

My stools have gotten more mushy causing me to have to wipe many times which makes me in the bathroom too long. I am also on invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) etc.?

Change diet. Stool consistency is generally related to diet, fluid intake and also to medication side effects. If you have noticed a significant change to a softer quality, check if you are eating more of anything that has laxative effects, more fiber, fruits, herbal teas, etc . If you are not sure , you can consult a dietist.. Same way, check with your prescriber if any of your meds could be the cause. . Read more...

Different between invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) injection and pills?

Same medicine. but the form is different. The Sustenna is a shot that you take once a month. The pills you have to take every day. It is the same medicine though. If you had trouble swallowing pills, or remembering to take your medicine every day, the sustenna is a good choice because you just have to go to your doctor once a month for the shot. Read more...

Does caffeine affect my meds geodon and invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate)? I feel more anxious after all the caffeine effects wear out? More akathisia

Quit caffeine. i advise avoiding caffeine. you may be getting caffeine withdrawal. if you could tough it out for a couple of weeks without caffeine, you won‘t be controlled by it. meanwhile, talk to your doctor about what you are experiencing. Read more...