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.
Paliperidone is a long-acting antipsychotic medicine used in the treatment of Schizophrenia. Paliperidone is only approved for adolescents (12-17 years), and adults since it presents a high risk of death or stroke when administered to the elderly. Paliperidone works by restoring the balance of specific chemicals within the brain.