Tag Archives: Depression

Vlog: Will Depression Come Back?

—I often get asked whether I am scared that depression will come back. My two bouts of depression were far and away the toughest times of my life, but no, I don’t worry that it will inevitably return like some horror-film monster. Here are a few thoughts on the question of whether depression will come… Read More »

Brexanolone (Zulresso) for Postpartum Depression Cleared by the DEA, Now Available

Brexanolone, to be marketed by Sage Therapeutics as Zulresso, was initially approved in March 2019, as a treatment for postpartum depression.  At that time, we were told that Zulresso would be available in June 2019. Here are a few updates. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has recommended that brexanolone be placed in schedule IV of… Read More »

Sage wins OK for depression drug Zulresso. Up next? Major marketing challenges

Sage Therapeutics has the first-ever approval for a prescription drug for postpartum depression, thanks to the FDA’s Tuesday nod for Zulresso. But it also has a number of big challenges ahead. Regulators greenlighted the product—a one-time injection—after a three-month delay, which they took to give themselves some extra time to work on a risk evaluation… Read More »