Latest Agomelatine Stories

2011-05-19 06:55:35

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ A drug that regulates your body clock may also be able to treat depression. A new study found that patients who take agomelatine have improved moods, sleep better and experience fewer side effects than those on traditional anti-depressants. Most anti-depressants work by raising the levels of a chemical in the brain called serotonin, which affects mood. However the medications can lead to sickness and loss of sex drive. Scientists think agomelatine works well...

2009-02-24 11:59:00

PARIS, January 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for Servier's Valdoxan(R) /Thymanax(R) (agomelatine), the first melatonergic antidepressant for the treatment of adult patients with major depressive episodes. "There is still great scope for improved therapies to treat the devastating effects of depression," said Professor Goodwin from Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom. "Valdoxan is an innovative, new approach to the management of...

2008-08-06 09:01:04

Marinus Pharmaceuticals, a developer of specialty therapeutics to treat serious neurological, psychiatric and pain disorders, has appointed John Krayacich as its new president and CEO. Mr Krayacich will be responsible for leading the company's drug and business development for ganaxolone, an adult and pediatric epilepsy candidate in Phase II, and chelerythrine, a preclinical schizophrenia candidate. Most recently, Mr Krayacich was with Novartis Pharmaceuticals where he served as global...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.