The fda approved dextromethorphan hydrobromidequinidine sulfate capsules in october 2010 as nuedexta avanir pharmaceuticals in a fixed dose combination intended for oral use only. Each capsule contains the active ingredients of dextromethorphan hydrobromide hbr 20 mg and quinidine sulfate 10 mg.
The combination product nuedexta is a white to off white powder.
Nuedexta off label uses. Enter your name and email address to receive your free savings card. This psychiatrist was a paid speaker for avanir. Nuedexta may also be used off label for other conditions.
Its important to keep in mind that despite the promising results of different studies more evidence is needed to fully establish the effectiveness of nuedexta off label uses when it comes to treating other medical conditions. The off label use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors ssris tricyclic antidepressants tcas and dopaminergic agents has found limited success in treating pba exacerbations. If someone you love suffered harm following treatment with nuedexta please contact our firm today at 888 994 5118.
I had been on cymbalta abilify but they really werent helping me as i continued to be seriously depressed as a result of a traumatic brain injury and a stroke. Nuedexta is available for oral use as nuedexta which contains 20 mg dextromethorphan hydrobromide and 10 mg quinidine sulfate. Dextromethorphanquinidine nuedexta is a combination of two existing generic formulary options.
This card is accepted at all major chain pharmacies nationwide. The drug injury lawyers at bernstein liebhard llp are investigating side effects and complications that may be associated with the off label use of nuedexta. In a los angeles nursing home last year regulators found that more than a quarter of its residents 46 of 162 had been placed on nuedexta noting that a facility psychiatrist had given a talk about the drug to employees.
Nuedexta is a fixed combination of dextromethorphan an uncompetitive n methyl d aspartate nmda receptor antagonist and sigma 1 receptor agonist and quinidine a class ia antiarrhythmic agent and competitive inhibitor of the cytochrome p450 2d6. Off label use is when a drug thats approved to treat one condition is used to treat a different condition. Nuedexta off label use under review.
The active ingredients are dextromethorphan hydrobromide monohydrate usp and quinidine sulfate dihydrate usp. The medication used to make up the nuedexta drug is in part what is used to also treat parkinsons and ms. I was prescribed nuedexta off label for depression and it worked for me in 10 days.
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