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FDA approves first generic drugs for schizophrenia

From FOX News:

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic versions of a drug used to treat schizophrenia, the government organization announced Wednesday.

People who suffer from schizophrenia now have the option of treating their symptoms with the generic version of Seroquel (quetiapine) tablets. Quetiapine is also used to treat or prevent episodes of mania or depression in patients with bipolar disorder.

According to the FDA, the generic tablets are expected to be manufactured in several different strengths.

Posted: 4/12/2012 12:53:00 PM

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