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Precautions and Warnings With Asenapine

Asenapine can cause a potentially dangerous change in heart rhythm, and people with certain medical conditions may be at greater risk of experiencing this side effect. Warnings and precautions with asenapine also apply to people with diabetes and dementia, as well as women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is why it is important to tell your healthcare provider about all medical conditions you have before beginning treatment.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Before beginning treatment with asenapine (Saphris®), talk with your healthcare provider if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
You should also tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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