Invega 9 mg Tablets

The prescription medication Invega® (paliperidone) is approved to treat schizophrenia in adults. Specifically, it is used to improve symptoms and help prevent relapses. Invega is also approved for treating schizoaffective disorder. Invega comes in the form of tablets and is available in the following strengths:
 
  • 1.5 mg tablets
  • 3 mg tablets
  • 6 mg tablets
  • 9 mg tablets.
     
The recommended starting Invega dose is 6 mg once daily in the morning. If your schizophrenia symptoms do not improve with this dosage, your healthcare provider may recommend switching to 9 mg Invega tablets. The maximum recommended dosage is 12 mg once daily.
 
People with kidney disease may need a lower Invega dose (such as Invega 1.5 mg or 3 mg once daily).
 
A long-acting injectable form (Invega Sustenna™) is also available and is given just once a month.
 
(Click Invega Dosage to find out what your healthcare provider may consider before making dosing recommendations and for important warnings and tips for using this antipsychotic medication.)
 
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