Mechanism of Action
The mechanism of action of asenapine, in schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder, is unknown. It has been suggested that the efficacy of asenapine in schizophrenia could be mediated through a combination of antagonist activity at D2 and 5-HT2A receptors.
SAPHRIS is an atypical antipsychotic indicated for :
- Schizophrenia in adults
- Bipolar I disorder
- Acute monotherapy treatment of manic or mixed episodes, in adults and pediatric patients 10 to 17 years of age
- Adjunctive treatment to lithium or valproate in adults
- Maintenance monotherapy treatment in adults"
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Headquartered in Hyderabad, India, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories is one of the leading Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) suppliers globally. Dr. Reddy's API business is a preferred partner to pharma companies across the US, Europe, Brazil, Latin America, Japan, China, Korea, Middle East and other emerging markets.
Dr. Reddy's API business thrives on the deep technical strengths established over the last 30+ years in the development and manufacture of complex APIs such as steroids, peptides, complex long chain molecules and highly potent APIs (HPAPIs / oncology drugs). This expertise is complemented by our prowess in intellectual property and regulatory affairs which helps us consistently meet and exceed regulatory standards. Dr. Reddy's Asenapine Maleate API is the outcome of the extensive expertise in R&D, IP, and Regulatory.
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