Invega (paliperidone)

definition of Invega (paliperidone): Paliperidone is indicated for treatment of schizophrenia in adults. It may be prescribed off-label for children with autism. Invega® belongs to a class of drugs called atypical antipsychotics. Common side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, headache, lightheadedness, restlessness, and weight gain. More serious side effects can occur, and close communication with the physician that prescribed the medication is advised.

Pediatric Psychiatrist