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In the US, Paliperidone (paliperidone systemic) is a member of the drug class atypical antipsychotics and is used to treat Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Schizoaffective Disorder and Schizophrenia.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Neuroleptic agent

Dopamine D2 antagonist

Chemical Names

(±)-3-[2-[4-(6-Fluoro-1,2-benzisoxazol-3-yl)piperidino]ethyl]-6,7,8,9-tetrahydro-9-hydroxy-2-methyl-4H-pyrido[1,2-a]pyrimidin-4-one (WHO)

(9RS)-3-{[2-[4-(6-Fluor-1,2-benzisoxazol-3-yl)piperidin-1-yl]ethyl]-9-hydroxy-2-methyl-6,7,8,9-tetrahydro-4H-pyrido[1,2-a]pyrimidin-4-one (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Paliperidonum (Latin)
  • Paliperidon (German)
  • PalipĂ©ridone (French)
  • Paliperidona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Paliperidone (OS: BAN, JAN, USAN)
  • 9-Hydroxyrisperidone (IS)
  • ELAN C3 (IS)
  • R-76477 (IS: JohnsonJohns)
  • RO-92670 (IS)
  • UNII-838F01T721 (IS)
  • Paliperidone Palmitate (OS: USAN)
  • RO92670 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Aspire-XR
    Abbott, India
  • Inveda
    Janssen, Mexico
  • Invega
    Alza, China; Alza, Israel; Janseen Pharmaceutica, Oman; Janssen, Australia; Janssen, Belgium; Janssen, Brazil; Janssen, Georgia; Janssen, Hong Kong; Janssen, Hungary; Janssen, Ireland; Janssen, Iceland; Janssen, South Korea; Janssen, Luxembourg; Janssen, Malaysia; Janssen, Netherlands; Janssen, Poland; Janssen, Romania; Janssen, Thailand; Janssen, Taiwan; Janssen, United States; Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Janssen-Cilag, Colombia; Janssen-Cilag, Czech Republic; Janssen-Cilag, Denmark; Janssen-Cilag, United Kingdom; Janssen-Cilag, Greece; Janssen-Cilag, Indonesia; Janssen-Cilag, Italy; Janssen-Cilag, Lithuania; Janssen-Cilag, Latvia; Janssen-Cilag, Portugal; Janssen-Cilag, Serbia; Janssen-Cilag, Singapore; Janssen-Cilag, Turkey; Janssen-Cilag, South Africa; Janssen-Cilag International, Austria; Janssen-Ortho Inc., Canada; Johnson & Johnson, Croatia (Hrvatska); Johnson & Johnson, Russian Federation
    Janssen, Slovenia
  • Invega Sustenna
    Janssen, Australia; Janssen, United States; Janssen-Ortho Inc., Canada
  • Xeplion
    Janssen, Netherlands; Janssen, Sweden; Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Janssen-Cilag, Germany; Janssen-Cilag, France; Johnson & Johnson, Croatia (Hrvatska)

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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