Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces FDA Approval of Latuda® (lurasidone HCl) as Monotherapy and Adjunctive Therapy in Adult Patients with Bipolar Depression

July 3, 2013

First Atypical Antipsychotic Indicated for the Treatment of Major Depressive Episodes Associated with Bipolar I Disorder (Bipolar Depression) Both as Monotherapy and as Adjunctive Therapy with Either  Lithium or Valproate

 Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that the U.S.Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved two new indications for the use of Latuda® (lurasidone HCl) as 1)monotherapy and 2)adjunctive therapy with either lithium or valproate, both to treat adult patients with major depressive episodes associated with bipolar I disorder (bipolar depression).

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