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Asenapine Information

Asenapine Benefits & Uses

Asenapine is used to treat the following -

Asenapine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Asenapine


Asenapine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Asenapine is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Increased saliva production
  3. Weight gain
  4. Anxiety Mild
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Akathisia
  7. Sleepiness
  8. Parkinsonism
  9. Dystonia Unknown
  10. Abnormal Involuntary Movements
  11. Drowsiness
  12. Headache Mild
  13. Fatigue Mild

Asenapine Related Warnings

Is the use of Asenapine safe for pregnant women?


Is the use of Asenapine safe during breastfeeding?


What is the effect of Asenapine on the Kidneys?


What is the effect of Asenapine on the Liver?


What is the effect of Asenapine on the Heart?


Severe Interaction of Asenapine with Other Drugs

Asenapine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Asenapine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Asenapine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Dementia
  3. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
  4. Depression
  5. Tardive Dyskinesia
  6. Diabetes
  7. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Asenapine

Is this Asenapine habit forming or addictive?

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


Is it safe?

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?


Asenapine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Asenapine


Interaction between Alcohol and Asenapine

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Saphris® (asenapine)
  2. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 188-190