Latuda Description




Full Prescribing Info
LATUDA is an atypical antipsychotic belonging to the chemical class of benzisothiazol derivatives.
Its chemical name is (3aR,4S,7R,7aS)-2-{(1R,2R)-2-[4-(1,2-benzisothiazol-3-yl)piperazin-1-ylmethyl] cyclohexylmethyl}hexahydro-4,7-methano-2H-isoindole-1,3-dione hydrochloride. Its molecular formula is C28H36N4O2S·HCl and its molecular weight is 529.14.
Lurasidone hydrochloride is a white to off-white powder. It is very slightly soluble in water, practically insoluble or insoluble in 0.1 N HCl, slightly soluble in ethanol, sparingly soluble in methanol, practically insoluble or insoluble in toluene and very slightly soluble in acetone.
LATUDA tablets are intended for oral administration only. Each tablet contains 40 mg and 80 mg of lurasidone hydrochloride.
Dosage forms and strengths: LATUDA tablets are available in the following shape and color with respective one-sided debossing: (See Table 1.)

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Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: mannitol, pregelatinized starch, croscarmellose sodium, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, Opadry and carnauba wax. Additionally, the 80 mg tablet contains yellow ferric oxide and FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake.
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