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SAPHRIS (ASENAPINE)

Saphris Description

Saphris or generic alternative Asenapine is an atypical antipsychotic drug prescribed to help balance certain brain chemicals called neurotransmitters, in order to reduce the symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Atypical antipsychotic meds are newer generation drugs that cause fewer side effects than the older medications. The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

How Saphris Affects Your Neurotransmitters

Saphris or generic Asenapine is taken sublingually, which means it is placed under your tongue where it dissolves and reaches your bloodstream faster than having to go through your digestive tract. Once in your bloodstream, Saphris works on the receptors in your brain to correct the balance of dopamine and serotonin. Dopamine affects your mood, sleep, learning, and much more while serotonin also affects your mood, sleep, as well as memory and learning, and some social behaviors. Your symptoms are reduced and your mood and behavior improve so you able to manage your daily activities.

Conditions Treated by Saphris

Schizophrenia is characterized by the breakdown of thought processes. You may experience hallucinations, become paranoid, and have disorganized speech and thinking. You may also experience a major depression that can affect your job and daily life with family and friends.

Bipolar disorder can cause you to switch from an elevated mood and full of energy to sinking into depression or displaying anger. You don’t really know why these feelings have come over you and can find it difficult to manage your work or home life with such highs and lows. Saphris can help balance out your moods.

You should also seek therapeutic support to help understand your symptoms and learn how to deal with them. There is no cure for bipolar disorder or schizophrenia but medications like Saphris provide a treatment option to control the symptoms.

Before You Take Saphris

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, trying to conceive, or are breast feeding as Saphris may not be recommended during these times. Discuss your physical and mental history with your doctor to determine if Saphris is the best medication for your situation. Provide a list of other Rx medication and OTC drugs you are taking and include dietary, herbal, or vitamin supplements. Taking Saphris with other medicine may affect how it works in your body, cause unintended side effects, or alter its efficacy.

Proper Use of Saphris

Until you know how you will react to the effects of Saphris, do not take part in any activities that require you to be alert and in control. Do not drink alcohol while taking Saphris as this can cause extreme drowsiness. Refrain from driving or participating in any activities that require you to be alert until you know how Saphris affects you. All medications should be stored out of children’s reach.

Possible Side Effects of Saphris

  • Decreased touch sensations
  • Increase in body movements
  • Restlessness
  • Weight gain

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