Vy P. Pham, PharmD


Drugs in Perspective: Takeda's and Lundbeck’s Brintellix

January 09, 2014

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a medical illness that is characterized by depressed mood, hopelessness, and loss of interest.1 According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), approximately 6.7% of US adult population experienced MDD, with 30.4% of these cases (2.0% of U.S. adult population) classified as severe.