January 22, 2014

Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Lundbeck announced the availability of Brintellix (vortioxetine), a once-daily oral antidepressant for treatment of major depressive disorder in adults.

October 1, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug developed by Takeda to treat major depressive disorder, the agency said.

March 14, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for obsessive compulsive disorder made by Par Pharmaceutical Cos., the drug maker said Thursday.

September 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic psychiatric drug made by Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Lupin said Thursday.

March 22, 2012

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced on March 14 that it has commenced commercial launch of escitalopram oxalate tablets, the company’s generic version of Forest Laboratories’ depression and generalized anxiety disorder treatment Lexapro tablets.

March 14, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic version of an antidepressant made by Forest Labs, the agency said Wednesday.

February 29, 2012

Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating depression and anxiety, the company said Wednesday.

February 28, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline can sell an authorized generic of its antidepressant drug to Toronto-based drug maker Apotex, a U.S. judge ruled.

October 21, 2011

More than 1-in-10 Americans ages 12 years and older take antidepressants, and the rate of antidepressant use in the United States among all ages increased 400% between 1988 and 2008, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.

October 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new strength for a psychiatric drug made by Edgemont Pharmaceuticals, Edgemont said Tuesday.

March 28, 2011

The generics division of drug maker Pfizer is recalling supplies of two drugs due to possible mislabeling.

March 1, 2011

Patients who take generic antidepressants will remain as adherent as those who take brand-name drugs to treat the condition, according to a new study.

February 23, 2011

Drug maker Forest Labs plans to acquire the developer of a recently approved antidepressant.

December 17, 2010

Many older Americans prescribed antidepressants may be taking medication that could adversely interact with the antidepressant, a new study found.

November 14, 2010

The often wide gap between what consumers will pay out of pocket for a branded...

October 26, 2010

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will pay nearly $1 billion to the U.S. government to settle...

October 18, 2010

A U.S. District Court denied a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by Mylan to...

September 21, 2010

A U.S. District Court has blocked Canadian generic drug maker Apotex from selling generic versions...

September 15, 2010

Drug maker Forest Pharmaceuticals will pay more than $300 million to the federal government as...

August 25, 2010

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has launched a generic version of a weekly formulation of a popular...

August 10, 2010

The drug market for unipolar depression will get smaller over the next decade due to...

May 31, 2010

A new Consumer Reports health survey found that nearly 80% of respondents seeking treatment for...