Tag Archives: Depression

FDA Supports Intravenous Brexanolone for Postpartum Depression

In 2015, we first reported on SAGE-547 (SAGE Therapeutics), a new medication for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD).  SAGE-547, now called brexanolone, is an allosteric modulator of GABAA receptors.  Since that time, Sage Therapeutics has conducted three randomized controlled trials, enrolling a total of 247 women diagnosed with moderate to severe postpartum depression. This… Read More »

Simple Treatments For Depression

  Our emotions change with the ups and downs of our lives. This is perfectly natural, but a problem arises when the down feelings do not go away. This may be an indication of a mood disorder such as depression.   Depression afflicts people of all ages, but it is a particular problem for adults… Read More »