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AstraZeneca Announces SEROQUEL XR is Now Available to Treat Bipolar Depression
Date:2/23/2009

ic symptoms, and this may interfere with daily activities," said Dr. Arthur Lazarus, Senior Director, Clinical Development for AstraZeneca. "The approval of SEROQUEL XR for the treatment of bipolar disorder provides patients with the only medication that has been proven to treat the acute depressive, manic, and mixed episodes of bipolar disorder."

Today's announcement follows the October 2008 FDA approval of SEROQUEL XR for these indications in bipolar disorder.

SEROQUEL XR is now available in 50-mg, 150-mg, 200-mg, 300-mg, and 400-mg tablet strengths. SEROQUEL XR is also approved for the acute and maintenance treatment of schizophrenia.(1) For the full prescribing information, go to www.SEROQUELXR.com.

About Bipolar Disorder

Approximately 8 million American adults may be affected by bipolar disorder, a serious psychiatric condition also known as manic depressive illness.(3,4) Bipolar disorder consists of recurring episodes of mania and depression.(6) Bipolar I disorder is characterized by one or more manic or mixed episodes, often with one or more episodes of major depression, whereas bipolar II disorder is distinguished by one or more major depressive episodes accompanied by at least one hypomanic episode.(6)

Patients with bipolar I disorder experience depressive symptoms approximately three times longer than manic symptoms.(7) Similarly, patients with bipolar II disorder spend almost forty times longer in the depressed state than in hypomania.(8) Up to 50 percent of patients with bipolar disorder attempt suicide, and approximately 15 to 20 percent complete suicide.(9)

Bipolar disorder is often misdiagnosed as major depressive disorder. This misdiagnosis can lead to unfocused treatment that may exacerbate the disease. In fact, many patients face ten years or more before a correct diagnosis is made.(10) Prior
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