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Paliperidone palmitate intramuscular 6-monthly formulation in schizophrenia: a profile of its use

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Abstract The 6-monthly formulation of intramuscular paliperidone palmitate [INVEGA HAFYERA™ (USA); BYANNLI® (EU)] represents a useful and convenient therapeutic option for patients with schizophrenia who have been adequately treated with or are clinically stable on the 1- or 3-monthly formulations of intramuscular paliperidone palmitate. As demonstrated in a randomized, double-blind, multicentre, phase 3 noninferiority trial, the efficacy of 6-monthly paliperidone palmitate is noninferior to that of 3-monthly paliperidone palmitate in terms of relapse rates in clinically stable patients. Both formulations were similarly effective in controlling symptom severity. Six-monthly paliperidone palmitate is generally well tolerated, with a safety and tolerability profile consistent with that of the 3-monthly formulation.


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