Paliperidone is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain. Paliperidone is used to treat schizophrenia. Paliperidone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Invega Sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) is used either alone or in combination with other drugs to help treat schizophrenia. The drug is part of the atypical antipsychotics drug class and is an injection. The drug targets chemicals in the brain to reduce effects of the disorder.
Invega Sustenna is an antipsychotic injection treatment option drug that is used to treat certain mental/mood disorders. Invega Sustenna is used to treat people with certain mental or mood disorders which include schizophrenia or schizoaffective. The medication is administered by injection into the muscle by a doctor.
Invega Sustenna works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural chemicals in your brain and decrease hallucinations. It also works by helping you to think more clearly and positively about yourself thus feeling less agitated. People allergic to any of the ingredients contained in Invega Sustenna are advised to avoid it.