Transdermal Asenapine

Which of the following application instruction is correct regarding the asenapine patch?

ANSWER: (d) All of the above.

  • Apply to a different application site each time a new transdermal system is applied.
  • Do not cut the patch.
  • Showering is permitted, but the use during swimming or taking a bath has not been evaluated.
  • Do not apply external heat sources (e.g., heating pad) over the patch.
REFERENCES:
  • SECUADO® (asenapine) transdermal system package insert. (PDF)

 

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