Release of Generic Seroquel may be Postponed

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

The manufacturers of blockbuster antipsychotic drug quetiapine (Seroquel) have asked the courts to postpone the release of the generic version of the drug to 2 December 2012 to protect the market exclusivity. Earlier this month, the manufacturers had sued the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Washington for approving generic quetiapine without requiring them to […]

Seroquel Recommended By European Drug Regulators As Add-On Treatment For Depression.

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

The AP (4/24) reported, “AstraZeneca PLC says its schizophrenia drug Seroquel XR [quetiapine] has been recommended by” the European Medicines Agency “as an add-on treatment for depression.” The agency’s decision “overturns an earlier rejection for the drug’s new use from the Netherlands, which was acting as a reference state for the EU.” The Wall Street […]