Medication information

Invega Trinza 175mg/0.875m inj.syr.la

This medication is typically used for certain mental disorders (psychosis). It may also have other uses. It requires a few weeks to take effect.

Instructions

This product is usually injected into a muscle (intramuscularly) by a health professional. The injection may be sore for a few days.

Use this medication regularly and continuously to maintain its beneficial effects. It is not advisable to stop using this product suddenly, particularly if you have been on it for several weeks. If you are considering stopping the medication, talk to your doctor or pharmacist first.

This product may intensify the effect of alcohol. Limit alcohol consumption to an occasional intake.

Side effects

In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:

  • it may cause headaches;
  • it may cause indigestion;
  • it may cause drowsiness or dizziness -- use caution if driving;
  • it may cause nausea or, rarely, vomiting;
  • it may cause weight gain, mostly with prolonged use.

Each person may react differently to a treatment. If you think this medication may be causing side effects (including those described here, or others), talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she can help you to determine whether or not the medication is the source of the problem.

Storage

As with most medications, this product should be stored at room temperature. Store it in a secure location where it will not be exposed to excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight. Keep it out of reach of young children. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed of safely.

Additional Information

A treatment with this medication requires regular monitoring by a doctor. Be sure to see your doctor for all regularly scheduled appointments.

General notes

It is important to tell the health professionals you consult:

  • if you have a history of any other medical condition, whether you smoke and for women, if you are or want to become pregnant or breastfeeding;
  • if you have allergies to any medications or any other allergies (e.g. to food, latex, etc.);
  • all medications you are taking, prescription and non-prescription, including vitamins and natural products and supplements.