Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services

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New Drugs & Indications for 2019: The Year in Review

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Generic (Brand) NameNew FDA-Approved Indication
JANUARY
NEW DRUG! Sumatriptan (Tosymra®) nasal sprayMigraine
FEBRUARY
NEW DRUG! Methylphenidate hydrochloride (Adhansia XR®) extended-release tabletsAttention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
MARCH
NEW DRUG! Brexanolone (Zulresso®) injectionPostpartum depression
NEW DRUG! Solriamfetol (Sunosi®) tabletsNarcolepsy
NEW DRUG! Esketamine (Spravato®) nasal sprayTreatment-resistant depression
APRIL
NEW DRUG! Cellulose and citric acid (Plenity®) capsulesObesity
MAY
NEW DRUG! Midazolam (Nayzilam®) nasal spraySeizure clusters
AUGUST
NEW DRUG! Istradefylline (Nourianz®) tabletsParkinson's disease
NEW DRUG! Pitolisant (Wakix®) tabletsNarcolepsy
OCTOBER
NEW DRUG! Asenapine (Secuado®) transdermal systemSchizophrenia
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10.3928/02793695-20191202-79

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