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Takeda Aims To Turn Brintellix Into CNS Cornerstone, Arm-In-Arm With Lundbeck

Executive Summary

Multimodal antidepressant Brintellix (vortioxetine) represents Takeda’s first shot at a major depression launch and the future for Lundbeck as blockbuster Lexapro fades into the distance. Time will tell if the partners have what it takes to compete in a highly genericized market; evidence of cognitive benefits could help.

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