Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services

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New Drugs & Indications for 2020: The Year in Review

Abstract

A handy source of up-to-date information on current medications for psychiatric illnesses

Table 1

A handy source of up-to-date information on current medications for psychiatric illnesses

Table 1

Generic (Brand) NameNew FDA-Approved Indication
FEBRUARY
NEW DRUG! Rimegepant (Nurtec®) orally disintegrating tabletAcute migraine
MARCH
NEW DRUG! Eptinezumab-jjmr (Vyepti®) injectionMigraine prophylaxis
APRIL
NEW DRUG! Opicapone (Ongentys®) capsulesAdjunctive treatment for Parkinson's disease
MAY
Celecoxib (Elyxyb®) oral solutionAcute migraine
NEW DRUG! Apomorphine hydrochloride (Kynmobi®) sublingual filmAcute, “off ” episodes in patients with Parkinson's disease
JULY
NEW DRUG! Calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium oxybates (Xywav®) oral solutionCataplexy and/or excessive daytime sleepiness caused by narcolepsy
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10.3928/02793695-20201204-79

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