Journal Club - Asenapine

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Journal Club - Asenapine

Presented by Cassandra Vale 26 September 2012


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  • 1. 
    Asenapine is: (Select all of the responses that apply)
    • A. 

      PBS listed for bipolar disorder

    • B. 

      PBS listed for schizophrenia

    • C. 

      Available on the LAM

    • D. 

      Not in stock at TPCH

  • 2. 
    Asenapine is a useful option for treatment-resistant schizophrenia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Asenapine has a low bioavailability when swallowed and must be given sublingually
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    As it is important not to eat or drink for 10 minutes after each dose of asenapine, it is better to take asenapine after food, rather than before.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The advantages of asenapine include: (select all the responses that apply)
    • A. 

      Less weight gain than olanzapine

    • B. 

      Less extrapyramidal side effects than olanzapine

    • C. 

      Improved compliance due to favourable taste