What is Invega Sustenna Syringe used for?
Invega Sustenna is prescribed to treat mood or mental disorders including schizoaffective disorder and schizophrenia. It can help people think positively about themselves and experience fewer hallucinations. This can help individuals think more clearly, feel less agitated and help make daily experiences easier.
Invega Sustenna Syringe Information
It works by helping the brain properly regulate the balance of its natural chemical processes.
This product is applied by a certified healthcare professional. It is injected into the buttocks or upper arm. The first 2 doses are provided a week apart. Subsequent doses are usually injected every month or per your doctor's instructions.
It is important to take this medication consistently to get the most benefit from it. You should make a note to ensure that you are scheduling appointments with your healthcare provider.
You should keep taking this medication even if you start feeling better, Your symptoms may return if you stop treatment early.
All orders from Sunshine Pharmacy are delivered in the manufacturer's packaging and include a medicine information sheet. We ask that you carefully read this information sheet and call us if you have any questions or do not understand the document.
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have a history of the following conditions:
- Parkinson's disease
- high cholesterol/triglyceride levels
- heart disease
- certain eye problems
- history of diabetes
- breathing trouble during sleep
- kidney disease
- low white blood cell count
These may grow worse with treatment or they may affect how the medicine works. Invega Sustenna may cause irregular heartbeat from QT prolongation and may be serious. If you experience fainting or dizziness seek immediate medical attention.
You may produce less sweat during treatment. This can make you more susceptible to heat stroke. Avoid spending too much time with the son, working or exercising too hard or using saunas and hot tubs.
Try to drink cold liquids and cool off if you notice symptoms of heat stroke. These include headache, dizziness, fever or mood changes.
There are potential known drug interactions associated with Invega Sustenna. You should disclose all of your current vitamins, supplements, OTC drugs, herbal products and all current prescription medicines. Our pharmacists will provide therapeutic screening for all orders against this supplied list.
Call your doctor or seek immediate medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction or drug interaction.
- Sodium Phosphate, Monobasic
- Sodium Phosphate
We do not list all possible known side effects.You may experience a side effect that is not provided here. If you find that you are noticing severe side effects call your doctor or one of our pharmacists for counseling and medical advice.
Your doctor will normally balance the benefits of treatment versus any possible adverse reactions. Please call us and speak to the pharmacist if you have concerns about buying Invega Sustenna Syringe online.
- muscle trembling, jerking, or stiffness
- difficulty with swallowing
- uncontrolled movements, especially of the face, neck, and back
- mask-like face
- need to keep moving
- pain in the arms or legs
- pain and swelling in the joints
- dry mouth
- loss of voice
- stiffness of the arms and legs
- uncontrolled twisting movements of the neck, trunk, arms, or legs
- body aches or pain
- decrease in the amount and frequency of urination
- loss of balance control
- bloody or cloudy urine
- deep or fast breathing with dizziness
- trembling and shaking of the fingers and hands
- swollen tongue
- Back pain
- dry mouth
- tic-like (jerky) movements of the head, face, mouth, and neck
- puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
- pounding in the ears
- slurred speech
- difficulty speaking
There is no generic equivalent available at this time.
Frequently Asked Questions About Invega Sustenna Syringe
It does not require refrigeration and should be stored at room temperature.
It can stay in your system for approximately 5 days.
You may gain weight during treatment with this drug. Your doctor may provide a diet and exercise program to manage your weight.
It is injected directly into the muscle. It should be used in a single dose and injecting it into blood vessels should be avoided.
It may cause prolactin elevations which can potentially cause sexual dysfunction. Talk to your doctor to manage this side effect as proper use will give you the best results.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided here is intended as supplementary information to that provided by your doctor. The guidance provided by your doctor supersedes any information provided on the website. Do not avoid or disregard any counseling from your licensed medical professional based on this information. If you have any medical questions that are not answered here, we do offer counseling from a licensed pharmacist.