Saphris Uses

Is Saphris Used in Children?

Saphris is not approved for use in children. Talk with your child's healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of giving this medication to children.

Off-Label Uses for Saphris

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medicine for something other than the conditions discussed in this article. Using Saphris for long-term treatment of bipolar disorder would be an off-label use, although one that is expected to occur with many, if not most, patients.
Using atypical antipsychotics like Saphris to treat dementia-related psychosis in the elderly is another off-label use. However, this particular use is associated with significant risks (see Saphris Warnings and Precautions for more information).
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Saphris Medication Information

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