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Clinical pharmacology

Initial U.S. Approval:  2015

Mechanism of Action:  The mechanism of action of brexpiprazole in the treatment of major depressive disorder or schizophrenia is unknown. However, the efficacy of brexpiprazole may be mediated through a combination of partial agonist activity at serotonin 5-HT1A and dopamine D2 receptors, and antagonist activity at serotonin 5-HT2A receptors.

Indications and usage 

REXULTI is indicated for:
• Adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD).

• Treatment of schizophrenia

Dosage and administration 

Drug UPDATES: REXULTI ®- brexpiprazole tablet
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How supplied

HOW SUPPLIED: Tablets: 0.25mg, 0.5mg, 1mg, 2mg, 3mg, 4 mg


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