27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its ongoing effort to support bipolar depression
awareness and education, AstraZeneca is bringing The Bipolar Journey: Living With Bipolar Depression
interactive exhibit to patients and caregivers across America.
What strategies does treatment of bipolar depression
We are pleased to have advanced our pipeline programs this quarter, and we expect to receive pivotal data from both our Phase 3 pancreatic imaging and Phase 2b bipolar depression
studies in 2010," stated Walter C.
Stimulated by sales of atypical antipsychotics for bipolar depression
, and despite the launch of generic risperidone, the global bipolar disorder market will grow until 2011, when revenues will peak at $6.
Depressive episodes within unipolar and bipolar depression
can be different in symptomatology, but little is known about differences in processing of rewarding stimuli between the two forms of depression.
April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed psychiatrists identify a therapy's effect on decrease in severity of depressive symptoms as the attribute that most influences their prescribing decisions in bipolar depression
They're usually augmenting something," he said, but the trick is finding one that addresses bipolar depression
as well as mania, either alone or in combination with other drugs.
2,3) People with bipolar disorder experience extreme mood swings from lows, called bipolar depression
, to highs, called bipolar mania.
In other actions, the FDA approved two new combination indications for Zyprexa(R) (olanzapine) and fluoxetine for the acute treatment of bipolar depression
The popularity of lamotrigine took a hit this year when the results of five randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials showed that it had no efficacy as monotherapy in primary measures of acute bipolar depression
Symbyax (pronounced SIMM-bee-ax), which is a combination of olanzapine, the active ingredient in Zyprexa(R), and fluoxetine, the active ingredient in Prozac(R), is the first FDA-approved medication for bipolar depression
, a notoriously difficult-to-treat condition that afflicts millions of Americans.
More than 500 patients with acute suicidality in bipolar depression
die every day, primarily from suicide.
BOXING legend Frank Bruno has left hospital as he continues his battle with bipolar depression
In human clinical trials at McLean Hospital/Harvard University and the National Institutes of Health, LFMS has demonstrated a rapid onset of action without any major side effects in unipolar and bipolar depression
Lurasidone as monotherapy in the dosage range of either 20-60 mg/day or 80-120 mg/day significantly improved functioning and quality of life in patients with bipolar depression
, a post hoc analysis has shown.