How to take INVEGA®
INVEGA® is the first and only approved medication for the treatment of schizoaffective disorder. INVEGA® should be taken as directed by your doctor. INVEGA® is available in 4 dose strengths. Only your doctor 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.
Not actual size.
*The efficacy of the INVEGA® 1.5-mg dose has not been established in adult patients.
How does INVEGA® work?
INVEGA® releases its medicine over a 24-hour period. As the tablet passes through your body, it gives off the medicine at a constant rate.
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 is normal.
Be sure to take INVEGA®:
- As instructed by your doctor or pharmacist
- By mouth
- With or without food
- With a liquid
- Do not chew, divide, or crush INVEGA®