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Saphris

Related name(s):Asenapine
Asenapine is used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia (a mental illness that causes disturbed or unusual thinking, loss of interest in life, and strong or inappropriate emotions). Asenapine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat or prevent episodes of mania (frenzied, abnormally excited mood) or mixed mania (frenzied, abnormally excited mood and symptoms of depression) in adults and children 10 years of age and older with bipolar I disorder (manic depressive disorder; a disease that causes episodes of mania, episodes of depression and other abnormal moods). Asenapine is in a class of medications called atypical antipsychotics. It works by changing the activity of certain natural substances in the brain.
Source: U.S National Library of Medicine (MedlinePlus)
For more detailed information on Saphris vist U.S. National Library of Medicine (MedlinePlus)

Locations

  • Bryan/College Station
    (979) 383-2074
  • Lufkin
    (936) 229-3621
  • South Loop - Houston
    (713) 808-9781
  • Tomball
    (281) 290-8188

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