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If Alkermes Antidepressant Can Get Past FDA, The Market Might Be There

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Alkermes’s announcement of positive findings in the FORWARD-5 trial of its treatment-resistant depression drug ALKS 5461 came as a surprise, given the past two Phase III trials disappointed, but if it can gain approval, the buprenorphine/samidorphan product could meet an unmet need.

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