Invega Warnings and Precautions
Some Invega warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting treatment with the drug include potential drug interactions, the safety of taking the drug while pregnant, and people who should not take Invega at all (such as those who are allergic to Invega or any of its components). A few of the conditions that you should tell your healthcare provider about before you take Invega include diabetes, seizures, and epilepsy. To reduce the chances of drug interactions, you should also tell your healthcare provider about all other drugs you are taking.
- A narrowing of the gastrointestinal tract (such as a stricture)
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia
- Low blood pressure (orthostatic hypotension)
- A certain arrhythmia called long QT syndrome
- Heart disease, congestive heart failure (CHF), or other heart problems
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
- Drink alcohol.
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.