All the Active Ingredient Drugs
Atypical Antipsychotic. Asenapine (as maleate) 5 mg, 10 mg. SUBLING. TABS: 60 x 5 mg, 10 mg. Tab.
dissolves within secs. Not to be
crushed, chewed, swallowed. Pt.
should not eat/drink 10 mins. aft.
admin. Schizophren: Acute tmt. in
adults: 5 mg 2 x dly. Maint. tmt: Initial:
5 mg 2 x dly with incr. up to 10 mg 2 x dly aft. 1 wk based on tolerabil.
Periodical. reassess to determine need
for maint. tmt. Bipolar dis: Acute tmt
manic/mixed episodes assoc. with
bipolar I disord. in adults: Monother:
Initial: 10 mg 2 x dly. May decr. to 5 mg
2 x dly. Adjunct. ther: Initial: 5 mg 2 x
dly, with lithium/valproate. May incr. to
10 mg 2 x dly. Maint. tmt: See lit.
Schizophren. in adults. Bipolar disorder:
Monother: Acute tmt. manic/mixed
episodes assoc. with bipolar I disord.
Adjunt. ther: With lithium/valproate for
acute tmt. manic/mixed episodes.