Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Adasuve

Descriptions


Inhaled loxapine is used to treat acute agitation in adult patients with schizophrenia or bipolar I disorder (type of depression). It works in the brain to increase levels of dopamine and serotonin, which are chemicals that help regulate agitation, schizophrenia, and depression. Loxapine is an antipsychotic medicine.

This medicine is available only under a special restricted distribution program called the Adasuve™ REMS program.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder