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9/13/2017 8:24:01 AM

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Eight data presentations supporting treatments for major depressive disorder, bipolar I disorder and schizophrenia to be presented at the upcoming annual Psych Congress

PRINCETON, N.J., & DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. and Lundbeck U.S. today announced upcoming data presentations reinforcing the long-term safety and efficacy of brexpiprazole for the adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) and treatment of schizophrenia as well as presentations regarding additional analyses of the long-term efficacy and safety of aripiprazole once-monthly injection as maintenance monotherapy treatment of bipolar I disorder in adult patients. The Otsuka and Lundbeck alliance will showcase eight data presentations, including two long-term studies, at the upcoming Psych Congress, which will be held in New Orleans from September 16-19, 2017.

The results include long-term analyses in open-label extension trials of the efficacy of brexpiprazole in adults with schizophrenia and as an adjunctive treatment for adults with MDD, as well as long-term analyses (both open-label and controlled trials) of the efficacy of aripiprazole once-monthly 400 mg as maintenance monotherapy treatment in bipolar I disorder. Study presentations at Psych Congress are as follows:


  • Long-term Efficacy of Adjunctive Brexpiprazole in Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) – Pooled Analysis of Two Short-term Placebo-controlled Studies and of an Open-label, Long-term Extension Study; Catherine Weiss, Ph.D., et al.
  • Efficacy and Safety of Flexibly-dosed Brexpiprazole for the Adjunctive Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder: A Randomized, Active-Referenced, Placebo-controlled Study; Mary Hobart, Ph.D., et al.


  • Effect of Brexpiprazole on Long-term Remission in Adults with Schizophrenia: Results of an Open-label, Long-term Study; Ross A. Baker, Ph.D., et al.

Bipolar I Disorder

  • A 52-week, Multicenter, Open-label Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Aripiprazole Once-monthly as Maintenance Treatment in Patients with Bipolar I Disorder; Joseph Calabrese, M.D., et al.
  • Effect on Functioning with Aripiprazole Once Monthly (AOM 400) in the Long-term Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder; Jessica J. Madera, M.D., et al.
  • Aripiprazole Once-Monthly Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder, A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Withdrawal Study: Effects on Types of Recurrence and on Recovery; Joseph Calabrese, M.D., et al.
  • Course of Two Common Adverse Events in Aripiprazole Once-Monthly Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder during a Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Withdrawal Study; Joseph Calabrese, M.D., et al.
  • Aripiprazole Once-Monthly Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder: A Blinded, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Study. Effects on Symptoms and Functioning; Joseph Calabrese, M.D., et al.

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