How to take INVEGA®
What is INVEGA®?
INVEGA® is a type of medication called an atypical antipsychotic. INVEGA® is used for the treatment of schizophrenia, and for the treatment of schizoaffective disorder.
How is INVEGA® taken?
INVEGA® should be taken as directed by your healthcare professional. INVEGA® is available in 4 dose strengths. Only your healthcare professional can choose which dose is right for you.
What does INVEGA® look like?
INVEGA® is a small tablet. Each INVEGA® tablet strength is a different color. You can see a picture of the 4 INVEGA® tablets below.
INVEGA® releases its medicine over a 24-hour period. As the tablet passes through your body, it gives off the medicine at a controlled rate. You should take INVEGA® at the same time everyday so you get the medicine steadily throughout the day.
The medicine in the INVEGA® tablet is contained in a nonabsorbable shell. This shell will leave your body in your stool. If you see the shell, do not worry, this
Be sure to take INVEGA®:
- As instructed by your healthcare professional
- By mouth
- With or without food
- With a liquid
- Do not chew, divide, or crush INVEGA®