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  • n. A piperazine drug with potential applications in treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.


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  • This is the first study of its kind and is especially interesting since the group under study, as children as early as the 1940s, had an equally high level of DSPA submits lurasidone NDA to the FDADainippon Sumitomo Pharma America, Inc.


  • (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for lurasidone, an investigational atypical antipsychotic agent for the treatment of schizophrenia. Featured News and Stories

  • Furthermore, lurasidone was associated with mild changes in movement disorder parameters and prolactin levels. Featured News and Stories

  • Clinical trials demonstrated that lurasidone was generally well-tolerated with limited weight gain or changes in metabolic parameters. Featured News and Stories

  • The application, submitted on December 30, 2009, includes data from more than 40 clinical studies involving more than 2,500 lurasidone-treated patients. Featured News and Stories

  • The efficacy of once-daily lurasidone was demonstrated in four six-week, placebo-controlled studies, involving hospitalized patients with schizophrenia. Featured News and Stories

  • Positive results obtained from phase 3 clinical trial of lurasidone for treating schizophrenia


  • A company spokeswoman in the US said final plans for lurasidone are still under review, and that all options are still being considered. Home Page

  • Dainippon has been planning its global expansion for some time now; in July it established a holding company in the US, capitalised with $23m and with an initial focus of the development and launch of lurasidone. Home Page

  • The report also finds that the expanded labeling for AstraZeneca's Seroquel/Seroquel XR to include bipolar maintenance and bipolar depression as well as the potential approval of Dainippon Sumitomo's lurasidone for bipolar depression, will serve to differentiate these therapies from other atypical antipsychotics.



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