Paliperidone

 

General English name: Paliperidone

Brand: Invega

Application: Reducing the symptoms of schizophrenia

 

 

 

Dosage forms of polypyridone

Polyperidone Drug Information

Dosage and method of administration of polypyridone

Contraindications to the use of polypyridone

The effect of polypyridone on driving and working with machines

Drug Interactions Polypyridone

Special warnings and precautions while taking polypyridone

Side effects of polypyridone

Common side effects of polypyridone

Rare side effects of polypyridone

Overdose of polypyridone (drug poisoning)

 

 

 

Dosage forms of polypyridone

 Pen ready for injection, tablets

 

Polyperidone Drug Information

Paliperidone is an antipsychotic prescribed to relieve the symptoms of schizophrenia and other mental disorders. Mental disorders such as schizophrenia disrupt ideas and beliefs, some aggressive behaviors and delusions that patients' aggressive behaviors may cause harm to themselves or others; Drugs such as polypyridone help treat some aggressive behaviors in patients by balancing brain chemicals.

There is also an injectable polypyridone, the information about which is listed separately on the long-acting injectable polyperidone.

 

Dosage and method of administration of polypyridone

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of polypyridone varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. Your doctor will usually start treatment with a lower dose of this medicine and gradually increase the amount of medicine.
  • Try to take your doses at the same time each day and at the regular hour.
  • If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time but soon forget, take the medicine; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications to the use of polypyridone

  • Note the expiration date of the polypyridone drug and do not take it if the expired medicine is out of date.
  • Never give polypyridone to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
  • Check for drug interactions with polyperidone, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this medication, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
  • Polyperidone use during pregnancy and lactation
  • During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.

 

The effect of polypyridone on driving and working with machines

Paliperidone causes dizziness and drowsiness in you and affects your ability to drive. When using this medicine, it is better to make sure you are conscious before driving and working with machines.

 

Drug Interactions Polypyridone

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Some drugs may interact with polypyridone, such as metoclopramide.

Many drugs in addition to polypyridone may affect heart rhythm (prolongation of QT time), including: amiodarone, dofetilide, pimozide, procainamide, quinidine , Sotalol, macrolide antibiotics (such as erythromycin).

The specific medications listed below can increase the risk of side effects from polypyridone (such as shortness of breath, severe drowsiness, and dizziness) if you take medications such as alcohol, marijuana, sleeping pills, or anti-anxiety medications (such as diazepam). Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking diazepam, zolpidem, antihistamines (such as cetirizine, diphenhydramine, muscle relaxants, and painkillers (such as codeine). Give.

Check the labels on all your medicines (such as allergies or cough and cold medicines) because some of them are made up of substances that cause drowsiness. Ask your pharmacist how to use them so that you can use them safely.

 

 Special warnings and precautions while taking polypyridone

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking this medicine:

  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • If you have cardiovascular disease.
  • If you have a problem with your kidneys, liver or prostate.
  • If you have trouble breathing.
  • If you have any of the following problems: epilepsy, dementia, Parkinson's disease, depression, glaucoma (high eye pressure) or myasthenia gravis (a condition that causes muscle weakness).
  • If you have a blood disorder.
  • If you have ever had jaundice (yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes).
  • If you have a history of cataracts and surgery.
  • If you have a rare blood disorder called porphyria.
  • If you have a disease called pheochromocytoma (tumor of the adrenal gland).
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of polypyridone

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed.

 

Common side effects of polypyridone

Sleep problems: Tell your doctor if any of these things bother you.

Headache: Ask your doctor to prescribe a suitable painkiller.

Drowsiness and restlessness: Tell your doctor if this problem bothers you.

 

Rare side effects of polypyridone

Feeling dizzy and blurred vision: In this situation, avoid driving and working with tools.

Feeling sick, indigestion, heartburn and nausea: Eat small, spicy meals.

Dry mouth

Diarrhea: Drink plenty of water to replace lost water in your body.

Constipation: Drink plenty of water.

Increased infections such as coughs and colds, weight gain or loss, changes in appetite, anxiety and restlessness, menstrual problems, rash, pain: Tell your doctor if any of these things bother you.

Shivering, abnormal and uncontrollable muscle movements

Important Note: If you experience symptoms such as muscle stiffness, high fever, dizziness, rapid heartbeat and sweating, you should contact your doctor. These symptoms can be a sign of a rare condition known as neuroleptic malignant syndrome.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of polypyridone.

 

Overdose of polypyridone (drug poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as severe drowsiness, dizziness, rapid heartbeat, unusual and uncontrollable movements, seizures, shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately. get.

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