Tag Archives: Depression

FDA approves drug to combat postpartum depression

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug designed specifically for postpartum depression treatment Tuesday. Zulresso, Sage Therapeutics’ first product, is administered as an IV infusion by a professional in a certified healthcare facility. While the treatment lasts more than 60 hours, it reportedly starts working within days. Patients must be monitored during the… Read More »

J&J wary of shutdown's impact on new cancer, depression medicines

Johnson & Johnson is optimistic that the “breakthrough” designation granted to two new medications, one for depression and the other for bladder cancer, will help it avoid delays in regulatory approval during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. The Food and Drug Administration, one of the agencies affected by the partial closing after President… Read More »