Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nilanjan Chandra | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:20 am

Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet

Uses of Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet

Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):


Side effects of Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet

The most common side effects of Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet are – Akathisia, Anxiety, Depression, Dizziness, Extrapyramidal Symptoms, Fatigue, Headache, Insomnia, Irritability, Somnolence

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet

Do not use Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet if you are allergic to – Asenapine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet works

Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet contains – Asenapine

Asenapine works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain.

Dosage of Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet

The dosage of Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Asenapt 5mg Sublingual Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Drug :- Alpha blockers (such as doxazosin, terazosin): May increase risk of hypotension. Use 1 together cautiously.

Antiarrhythmics, class IA (procainamide, quinidine) and class III (amiodarone, sotalol), antibiotics (gatifloxacin, moxifloxacin), antipsychotics (chlorpromazine, thioridazine, ziprasidone), citalopram: May prolong QTc interval, leading to lethal arrhythmias such as torsades de pointes. Avoid use together.

Antidepressants (fluvoxamine, imipramine, paroxetine): May increase asenapine level. Use together cautiously. Reduce paroxetine dosage by half if using with asenapine.

CNS agents (opioids): May enhance CNS depression. Use with caution.

Dextromethorphan, paroxetine: May increase dextromethorphan and paroxetine levels. Use together cautiously.

Metoclopramide: May increase risk of extrapyramidal reactions. Avoid administering together.

Black Box Warning- Opioids: May cause slow or difficult breathing, sedation, and death. Avoid use together. If use together is necessary, limit dosage and duration of each drug to the minimum necessary for desired effect.

About Reviewer

Dr. Nilanjan Chandra is a talented Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, De-addiction specialist, and Sex Therapist with 10 years of experience. He's currently practicing as a Consultant Neuro-psychiatrist at Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2011 and MD from Government Medical College and New Civil Hospital, Surat in 2016.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.