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Alternatives to Paliperidone

There are several alternatives to paliperidone for the treatment of schizophrenia. Some other atypical antipsychotic medications for schizophrenia include:
Older, "typical" antipsychotics are also approved to treat schizophrenia. Haloperidol (Haldol®) and thioridazine (Mellaril®) are examples of typical antipsychotics.
(Click Invega Alternatives for more information, including non-medication alternatives to paliperidone.)

Is There a Generic Version?

There is currently no generic paliperidone licensed for sale.
(Click Generic Invega for more information.)

Who Makes It?

Paliperidone is manufactured by ALZA Corporation and Janssen-Cilag Manufacturing, LLC. It is marketed and distributed by Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 

Strengths of Paliperidone

Paliperidone tablets are available in the following strengths:
  • Paliperidone 1.5 mg
  • Paliperidone 3 mg
  • Paliperidone 6 mg
  • Paliperidone 9 mg.


The long-acting injection form is available in the following strengths:
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