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What class of drug is saphris?
Last Updated: 24th June, 2020
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In this manner, what kind of drug is saphris?
Saphris (asenapine) is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain. Saphris sublingual tablets are used to treat schizophrenia in adults, and bipolar I disorder in adults and children who are at least 10 years old.
Beside above, does saphris make you sleepy? Do not take any medicines that cause drowsiness while you are taking SAPHRIS, unless recommended by your doctor. Be careful driving or operating machinery until you know how SAPHRIS affects you. SAPHRIS may cause dizziness, and tiredness, in some people.
In this regard, is saphris a controlled substance?
Saphris is used in the treatment of bipolar disorder; schizophrenia and belongs to the drug class atypical antipsychotics. Saphris 10 mg (sublingual) is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).
Is saphris a benzo?
Saphris (asenapine) – atypical antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Serax (oxazepam) – anti-anxiety medication of the benzodiazepine class, often used to help during detoxification from alcohol or other drugs of abuse. used off-label (in low doses) to treat insomnia.