Sunovion Pharmaceuticals

Takeda, Sunovion present positive data for Schizophrenia treatment

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

With educational financial support provided by Takeda and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Europe, new data has been presented which shows both short and long-term efficacy for lurasidone, an atypical antipsychotic treatment for schizophrenia. These data also showed lurasidone to have early separation from placebo, a rapid onset of action, a favorable side effect profile and to be a well-tolerated, efficacious option for patients with schizophrenia switching medication. Lurasidone has been approved in U.S., Canada and Switzerland and currently is under regulatory review in Europe.

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