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Year: Medication:  Abilify (aripiprazole) Addyi Antipsychotics Aristada Belsomra Brintellix Clozapine Cymbalta Daytrana Diazepam Effexor Farxiga Geodon Hysingla ER Lunesta Methylphenidate Naloxone/Evzio Naltrexone Olanzapine/Zyprexa Opioids Rexulti Tanzeum Targiniq ER Tramadol Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder Vraylar Vynase Ziprasidone Zolpidem Zyprexa General Resources:   DEA Pharmacists' Manual FDA Medication Updates NIMH Mental Health Medications Guide         2015 FDA approves Aristada (aripiprazole lauroxil) to treat schizophrenia FDA approved Aristada extended release injection to treat adults with schizophrenia. FDA approves Vraylar (cariprazine) to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder Vraylar capsules approved to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in adults. FDA modifies monitoring for neutropenia in patients using clozapine; approves new REMS program The FDA is changing the requirements for clozapine to address safety concerns about neutropenia, a serious blood condition.

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