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Teva, Alexza launch inhaled schizophrenia, bipolar treatment in the U.S.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries launched its Adasuve inhaled powder for the treatment of agitation associated with schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder in the U.S. The drug is the first of its kind with this delivery system, which uses Alexza Pharmaceuticals' Staccato device for absorption in the lungs.

Last-minute drive at FDA added 6 new drug approvals

Our readers who regularly check our website know that we kept up with the news online. But for everyone else, here's a roundup of the regulatory actions you may have missed.

UPDATED: Alexza finally gets Adasuve agitation approval

Alexza Pharmaceuticals' Adasuve, the company's inhaled form of the antipsychotic loxapine, has finally been approved in the U.S. for rapid treatment of the agitation seen in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and could be available by the third quarter of 2013.

UPDATED: Alexza snags FDA approval for anti-agitation drug

Alexza Pharmaceuticals ($ALXA) has won a long-sought approval for an antipsychotic drug called Adasuve from the FDA. Wasting no time, the company plans to push the inhaled med onto the U.S. market early in the first quarter of 2013.

FDA whacks Alexza Pharma with CRL for Adasuve

The FDA shot down the company's latest application because of manufacturing deficiencies related to the device used to take the inhaled antipsychotic drug, the company revealed last night.

Alexza's vaporized anti-psychotic threatened by dwindling cash

Even with a beefed up international commercial partnership, a public offering, restructuring and layoffs, Alexza Pharmaceuticals ($ALXA) has disclosed that its cash could run out by year-end.

Alexza's Adasuve slapped with delayed FDA review

The FDA slammed Alexza Pharmaceuticals ($ALXA) with another setback this week in its drive to bring the antipsychotic drug Adasuve to market. Regulators are extending by three months their review of

Alexza layoffs looming

Alexza Pharmaceuticals may be literally going for broke as it pursues approval of its inhaled fast-acting antipsychotic drug Adasuve. The company ($ALXA) announced that it will pursue significant,

Alexza readies "significant" layoffs, brings in Lazard to review asset sale

Just days after eking out an FDA expert panel vote in favor of its inhaled antipsychotic Adasuve, Alexza Pharma ($ALXA) has brought in Lazard to investigate the possible sale of assets as it prepares

Alexza shares spike after antipsychotic wins weak embrace from FDA panel

Alexza Pharma ($ALXA) just barely managed to clear one of the big hurdles that threatened to once again block its marathon effort at winning an FDA approval of the inhaled antipsychotic treatment