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Lundbeck gears up as Alzheimer's agitation approval looks attainable

Anticipating a US market authorization for a treatment candidate for Alzheimer’s agitation, the Danish pharmaceutical firm is getting things in order – all due to the summer’s compelling phase III evidence.

Deborah Dunsire, CEO of Lundbeck | Photo: Gregers Tycho/ERH

Over the summer, Danish pharmaceutical firm Lundbeck and partner Otsuka Pharmaceutical received some very positive phase III data for their co-developed candidate, brexpiprazole, as a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s agitation.

Lundbeck CEO Deborah Dunsire tells MedWatch that preparations have now begun for if and when a market authorization is secured for the substance, sold under brand-name Rexulti for major depressive disorder and schizophrenia.

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