Discussion of Psychiatry Drugs For Physicians.
The superstar of antipsychotic medications has arrived… The first 3-month injectable antipsychotic medication has dosing in seasons, not days or months. Invega Trinza (paliperidone palmitate) by Janssen Pharmaceuticals is administered once every three months – that’s only 4 times per year! Invega Trinzia is a paradigm shift in the treatment of patients with Schizophrenia. This allows […]
Forest Laboratories has just released their latest FDA-approved medication to treat adults with Major Depressive Disorder called “Fetzima” with the generic name of “Levomilnacipran ER”. It is available in 20mg, 40mg, 80mg and 120mg tablets. It works on Serotonin and Norepinephrine receptors, which means that it is a cousin of antidepressants such as Cymbalta, Effexor, and […]
Introducing the New Kid on the Block to Treat Depression: “Brintellix”. October 1, 2013-Takeda Pharmaceuticals has just released their latest FDA-approved medication to treat adults with Major Depressive Disorder called “Brintellix” with the generic name of “Vorioxetine”. It is available in 5mg, 10mg, and 20mg tablets. It works on Serotonin receptors, which means that it […]
Have I taken my meds today? I think so. This morning, right? No, that was yesterday… The lastest breakthrough in new psychiatry meds is Abilify Maintena. Currently, it is only FDA-approved for the treatment of Schizophrenia. But remember all those TV ads about Abilify being used to make your antidepressant work better? This is that […]