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Paliperidone is an antipsychotic drug. It is usually used in conditions like schizophrenia. However, it may cause side effects like extreme tiredness, dizziness, and agitation.

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I took Invega, it caused erectile dysfunction. Will my body return to their previous state?

Query: Hello doctor, I took Invega for one week. It changed my nervous system and caused erectile dysfunction. My question is, will my body return to their previous state? My movement is not as fluid, and I still have mild erectile dysfunction. Has Paliperidone caused permanent damage to my nervous system?  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I agree with you on the fact that this drug can lead to erectile dysfunction as a known adverse effect. On the other hand, this adverse effect is not permanent, and it is reversible after stopping the drug. So, I do not think that it has lead to any permanent damage. ...  Read Full »

I have had multiple negative blood tests but a positive urine test. How do I confirm my pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, Does Paliperidone tablet conceal a pregnancy? I have had a positive urine test but multiple negative blood tests. I have also had three ultrasounds. Two ultrasounds showed a corpus luteum cyst with a uterus size of 9x4x5 and an endometrium of 9 mm. I have had some spotting and two days...  Read Full »

Dr. Arjun Chaudhari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Paliperidone does not conceal pregnancy. As per your history, I can say there might be a false positive urine pregnancy test. The blood test can have higher accuracy if done after missing periods or even as early as...  Read Full »

Can I take Dopamine agonist after stopping Paliperidone for schizophrenia?

Query: Hello doctor, Ropinirole to boost dopamine after Paliperidone treatment for schizophrenia? I am a 46-year-old male. I have been in hospital a couple of times recently, in their judgment I was quite unwell (paranoid about spooks after certain events), diagnosed with schizophrenia (though I am not sur...  Read Full »

Dr. Aneel Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Taking Dopamine agonist to restore dopamine level in the brain after giving antipsychotics for schizophrenia is not a suitable choice because of relapse of psychotic symptoms or exacerbation of symptoms not only psychotic symptoms but mood symptoms, these side effects...  Read Full »

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