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Drug Interactions

Asenapine can potentially interact with several other medications (see Drug Interactions With Asenapine).

What If I Overdose on Asenapine?

During studies, accidental overdoses of this medication caused symptoms such as agitation and confusion. If you happen to take too much asenapine, seek medical attention right away.
(Click Saphris Overdose for more information.)

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you forget to take your dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, simply skip the one you missed and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

How Should This Medicine Be Stored?

Asenapine tablets should be stored at room temperature, away from light and moisture. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children and pets. Keep the tablets in the original blister packaging until just before use.

Is There a Generic Version of Asenapine?

Currently, asenapine is not available in generic form (see Generic Saphris for more information).

Who Makes Asenapine?

Asenapine is made by Catalent UK Swindon Zydis Ltd. and is marketed and distributed by Schering Corporation.

Available Strengths

Asenapine sublingual tablets come in the following strengths:
  • Asenapine 5 mg
  • Asenapine 10 mg.
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