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Generic: paliperidone injection
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It injection is used to treat schizophrenia.
               



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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • change in blood sugar
  • changes in vision
  • confusion
  • dark urine
  • fast or irregular heartbeat
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • fever or chills, sore throat
  • increased thirst or hunger
  • inner restlessness, unable to keep still
  • men: prolonged or painful erection
  • muscle pain, stiffness
  • redness or swelling at the injection site
  • trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine
  • unusual decrease in sweating
  • unusual movements, spasms, tremor

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • change in sex drive or performance
  • cough
  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth
  • headache

Where should I keep my medicine?

This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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