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2009-12-02 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that generic erosion of several established branded atypical antipsychotics will cause the schizophrenia drug market to decrease from $6.3 billion in 2008 to $5.2 billion in 2013 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and Japan. The new Pharmacor report entitled Schizophrenia finds that the...

2009-08-03 07:09:00

TITUSVILLE, N.J., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) (paliperidone palmitate) extended-release injectable suspension for the acute and maintenance treatment of schizophrenia in adults on Friday, July 31, 2009. It is the first once-monthly, long-acting, injectable atypical antipsychotic approved in the U.S. for this use. Janssen((R)), Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc, will market INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) in the...

2009-08-01 13:49:30

Invega Sustenna, a longer-acting anti-psychotic medication for schizophrenia, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, its maker says. Janssen, a division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., said in a release Friday its once-monthly injectable version of the drug paliperidone palmitate became the first of its kind to be approved in the United States. The approval of once-monthly Invega Sustenna will provide healthcare professionals with a treatment option that is,...

2009-07-31 16:18:00

TITUSVILLE, N.J., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) (paliperidone palmitate) extended-release injectable suspension for the acute and maintenance treatment of schizophrenia in adults. It is the first once-monthly, long-acting, injectable atypical antipsychotic approved in the U.S. for this use. Janssen(R), Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc, will market INVEGA SUSTENNA in the U.S. An estimated one percent...

2009-07-31 14:20:00

TITUSVILLE, N.J., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the first and only antipsychotic for the acute treatment of schizoaffective disorder. INVEGA(R) (paliperidone) extended-release tablets were approved for the acute treatment of schizoaffective disorder either as monotherapy or adjunctive therapy to mood stabilizers and/or antidepressants. INVEGA(R) was approved in 2006 for the treatment of schizophrenia. Janssen(R), Division of...

2009-07-23 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the patient share of Bristol-Myers Squibb/Otsuka's Abilify has grown in the first three lines of therapy since the 2008 analysis of prescribing trends in newly diagnosed schizophrenia patients. Abilify is second to risperidone (Janssen's Risperdal, generics) in first and second lines of therapy and leads other...

2009-05-06 16:53:29

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Fanapt tablets to treat adults with schizophrenia, a chronic, severe and disabling brain disorder. Schizophrenia can be a devastating illness requiring lifelong treatment and therapy, said Dr. Thomas Laughren, director of the FDA's division of psychiatry products. Medications for schizophrenia can ease many symptoms, allowing people to live more independent lives. The federal agency said Fanapt (iloperidone) is included in the atypical...

2009-04-01 14:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with schizoaffective disorder who received paliperidone extended release tablets (paliperidone ER) for six weeks showed significant improvement in a broad range of schizoaffective symptoms, according to a new study presented today at the 12th International Congress on Schizophrenia Research (ICOSR) in San Diego, Calif.(1) The findings of the study provide additional evidence for symptomatic improvement of schizoaffective disorder following therapy...

2009-02-06 07:00:00

TITUSVILLE, N.J., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C. (J&JPRD) today announced that the company has submitted multiple applications to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which, if approved, would broaden treatment options for patients diagnosed with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. Earlier this week, the company submitted its response to the FDA complete response letter for paliperidone palmitate, received in...

2008-12-10 07:30:00

Results of Two Trials Identify Potential Initiation Dosing Regimen TITUSVILLE, N.J., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Paliperidone palmitate, an investigational long-acting therapy (LAT) demonstrated statistically significant symptom control compared with placebo according to the results of a 13-week study presented today (1). Statistical significance was evidenced at all doses tested (25, 100, and 150 mg equivalent [eq.a]), when given every 4 weeks with a 150 mg eq. initiation dose. A separate...


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