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General Information on Your Dose of Asenapine

Some considerations to keep in mind when taking asenapine include the following:
  • Asenapine comes in the form of a sublingual tablet (a special type of tablet that dissolves under the tongue). It is usually taken by mouth twice a day.
  • Do not crush or chew the tablets or swallow them whole. They will dissolve rapidly under the tongue. Do not eat or drink for 10 minutes after taking a dose.
  • Try to take this medication at the same times each day.
  • Asenapine tablets come in special blister packaging designed to protect the delicate tablets. Be sure to peel back the packaging as directed; do not try to push the tablets through the packaging, as this will crush them. Keep each tablet in the original packaging until just before use.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Asenapine will not work if you stop taking it.
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage or asenapine dosing in general, please talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
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