Nuplazid Shows Sustained Easing of Psychosis in Patients in Phase 3 Trial

Daily use of Nuplazid (pimavanserin) leads to strong and sustained reductions in the frequency and severity of hallucinations and delusions in people with Parkinson’s disease psychosis, according to data from a long-term extension study.

These findings, “Improvement and Durability in SAPS-PD Assessment over 10 Weeks of Pimavanserin Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis,” were presented at the at the 2020 American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) Annual Meeting, which was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nuplazid, marketed by Acadia Pharmaceuticals, is a selective serotonin inverse agonist that works by blocking the activity of serotonin receptors called 5HT2A …

Read the source article at Parkinson’s News Today

Rose Duesterwald

Rose Duesterwald

Rose became acquainted with Patient Worthy after her husband was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia four years ago. He was treated with a methylating agent While he was being treated with a hypomethylating agent, Rose researched investigational drugs being developed to treat relapsed/refractory AML.

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