Invega Sustenna vs Risperdal

Invega Sustenna
(Rx)
Risperdal
(Rx)
Invega Sustenna is a psychosis medication.
Risperdal is a bipolar medication and a psychosis medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for Psychosis
3.5
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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July 31, 2009
December 29, 1993
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,250 Discussions
74,772 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Invega Sustenna is prescribed for Psychosis, Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#4 for Psychosis
#5 for ADHD
#6 for OCD
#7 for Anger
#8 for Schizophrenia
#9 for Autism
#10 for Paranoia
#11 for Mania
#12 for Hallucinations
#13 for Rage
#14 for Aggression
#15 for Tics
#16 for ADD
Risperdal is prescribed for Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Anger, Autism, Mania and Hallucinations and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for ADHD, OCD, Paranoia and Rage, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Inv
Weight Gain
7
Sexual Dysfunction
4
Sexual Problems
4
Insomnia
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Weakness
1
Drowsiness
1
Decreased Libido
1
Weight Loss
1
Mood Disorder
1
Ris
Weight Gain
10
Tiredness
3
Weight Loss
2
Diabetes
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Headaches
1
Allergy
1
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Numbness
1
Exhaustion
1
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Risperdal
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Weight Gain
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Ris
7
10
Sexual Dysfunction
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Ris
4
1
Sexual Problems
Inv
Ris
4
0
Insomnia
Inv
Ris
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
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Ris
2
0
Weakness
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Ris
1
0
Drowsiness
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Ris
1
0
Decreased Libido
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Ris
1
0
Weight Loss
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Ris
1
2
Mood Disorder
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Ris
1
0
Weight Gain
Ris
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10
7
Tiredness
Ris
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3
0
Weight Loss
Ris
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2
1
Diabetes
Ris
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1
0
Suicidal behavior
Ris
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1
0
Headaches
Ris
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1
0
Allergy
Ris
Inv
1
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Ris
Inv
1
4
Numbness
Ris
Inv
1
0
Exhaustion
Ris
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1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Risperdal during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Invega Sustenna and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Risperdal and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Pill
Dosages
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Syringe: 39 mg/0.25 mL, 78 mg/0.5 mL, 117 mg/0.75 mL, 234 mg/1.5 mL, 156 mg/mL
Tablet: 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg
Solution: 1 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Paliperidone Palmitate
Risperidone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Invega Sustenna and Risperdal: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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