New trial shows top-selling Lundbeck drug not beating placebo for borderline

A phase II trial of one of Lundbeck's best-selling drugs for borderline personality disorder has not shown the hoped-for result, as the drug doesn't outperform the placebo treatment in the study's focal point.

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Lundbeck suffers a setback in its attempts to promote the use of Rexulti, which is already among the company's best-selling products, reads the pharmaceutical company's Q2 report released Wednesday morning.

According to the report, a phase II trial of Rexulti didn't achieve the desired results as a possible treatment for borderline personality disorder, as the drug hasn't shown statistically significant separation from placebo after up to 12 weeks of treatment.

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