Latuda (Lurasidone) for Depression | MyDepressionTeam

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Latuda is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat schizophrenia and depressive episodes associated with bipolar depression. Latuda is also known by its drug name, Lurasidone.

Latuda is an antipsychotic, a drug that is used to manage psychiatric problems such as delusions and disordered thoughts. Latuda is believed to work by rebalancing dopamine and serotonin levels in the brain.

How do I take it?
Latuda is generally taken once daily.

Latuda comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Latuda lists common side effects including drowsiness, agitation, distress, restlessness, movement disorders, and nausea.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Latuda can include stroke, fainting, blood cell disorders, weight gain, and changes in heart rate and blood sugar.

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Latuda – Sunovion

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