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Video: Schering-Plough Announces FDA Approval of SAPHRIS(R) (asenapine) for Acute Treatment of Schizophrenia In Adults and Manic or Mixed Episodes of Bipolar I Disorder With or Without Psychotic Features In Adults
Date:8/14/2009

KENILWORTH, N.J., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved SAPHRIS((R)) (asenapine) sublingual tablets for acute treatment of schizophrenia in adults and acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder with or without psychotic features in adults. SAPHRIS can be used as a first-line treatment and is the first psychotropic drug to receive initial approval for both of these indications simultaneously.

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"We are very pleased with the U.S. approval of SAPHRIS, which represents an important new choice for acute treatment of schizophrenia and acute manic or mixed episodes of bipolar I disorder in patients starting treatment and those who have discontinued previous treatment," said Thomas P. Koestler, Ph.D., executive vice president and president, Schering-Plough Research Institute. "SAPHRIS is an important addition to Schering-Plough's product portfolio, and represents the first U.S. approval resulting from the Organon/Schering-Plough combination."

SAPHRIS is expected to be available in the U.S. during the fourth quarter of 2009.

Schizophrenia affects about 24 million people worldwide, including two million Americans, and bipolar I disorder affects about 1 percent of adults, including 10 million Americans.

"Schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder are complex medical conditions that can present clinical challenges for the physician," said Steven G. Potkin, M.D., professor, de
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