Clarify Which Paliperidone Injection the Patient Is Taking on Admission

The new Invega Trinza (in-VAY-guh TRIN-zuh, paliperidone) will raise questions about long-acting injectable atypical antipsychotics.

Invega Trinza will be the first atypical injected every THREE months...compared to monthly Invega Sustenna or Abilify Maintena...Zyprexa Relprevv every 2 to 4 weeks...or Risperdal Consta every 2 weeks.

Although these meds aren't commonly used in the hospital, be aware of issues that can happen during an admission.

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