Richter partner drug approved in Canada 

Pharma

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Hungarian pharmaceutical company Gedeon Richter yesterday said its partner AbbVie announced the approval of the antipsychotic Cariprazine, sold under the brand Vraylar, by Canada's drug authority, according to a release on the website of the Budapest Stock Exchange.

Health Canada approved Vraylar as monotherapy for the acute management of manic, mixed, and depressive episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in adults, as well as treatment of schizophrenia in adults, Richter said.

Cariprazine, also sold under the brand Reagila, was Richter's top-selling product last year, generating a turnover of close to HUF 107 billion.

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