NUEDEXTA® (dextromethorphan hydrobromide and quinidine sulfate) 20mg/10mg capsules are approved for the treatment of pseudobulbar affect (PBA). NUEDEXTA and certain other medicines can interact, causing serious side effects. If you take certain drugs or have certain heart problems, NUEDEXTA may not be right for you. These are not all of the possible risks of NUEDEXTA. Click here for more information.
Pseudobulbar Affect Treatment | About NUEDEXTA
NUEDEXTA is the first and only FDA-approved treatment for PseudoBulbar Affect - PBA
If you suffer from episodes of PBA — sudden, involuntary outbursts of crying or laughing — there is good news. Now there's a prescription medicine for PBA that may be able to help you regain control of your PBA outbursts. It's called NUEDEXTA. With NUEDEXTA, unwanted episodes of crying or laughing may be reduced or eliminated for some people.
NUEDEXTA has been clinically proven to help reduce involuntary crying and laughing episodes caused by PBA:
- Many patients experienced fewer PBA episodes after the first week of taking NUEDEXTA
- On average, patients taking NUEDEXTA experienced 80% fewer PBA episodes at week 12.
- Many patients were completely free of PBA episodes by the end of their participation in this 12 week study.
As with any medicine, the effects of NUEDEXTA may vary from person to person. The most common side effects of NUEDEXTA are diarrhea, dizziness cough, vomiting, weakness and swelling of the feet and ankles. You are encouraged to talk with your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking NUEDEXTA, and to read the Important Safety Information below.