Tag Archives: Postpartum

In Brief: Dr. Elizabeth Fitelson on Distinguishing Postpartum Depression from the Blues

In our clinic, we see many women with postpartum depression.  Some women know that something is wrong fairly soon after the depression sets in, and they seek help; however, far too many women present long after the onset of the depression, convinced that they are just suffering from the blues.  In this interview, Dr. Elizabeth… Read More »

Why Sage Therapeutics CEO Jeff Jonas believes Zulresso will remedy more than postpartum depression

In late June the 400,000 women in the U.S. affected each year with postpartum depression will no longer be forced to endure the extreme sadness, anxiety, exhaustion and other symptoms that define this debilitating, often misunderstood condition. That’s because that’s when Zulresso, the first and only medicine approved by the Food and Drug Administration to… Read More »

Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 74 | European Money, Postpartum Care, & Social Determinants of Health

Health in 2 Point 00 Mar 22, 2019• Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess and I are standing on a roof answering health tech questions from the Digital Health Commercialization Panel event in San Francisco. In this episode, Jess asks me about all the money that is being raised or spent in the… Read More »

FDA Approves Zulresso (brexanolone) for the Treatment of Postpartum Depression

FDA Approves Zulresso (brexanolone) for the Treatment of Postpartum Depression Print this page March 19, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zulresso (brexanolone) injection for intravenous (IV) use for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) in adult women. This is the first drug approved by the FDA specifically for PPD. “Postpartum depression… Read More »

Preventing postpartum depression: Start with women at greatest risk

January 30, 2019 from ObGynNews The last decade has brought appropriate attention to the high prevalence of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, with postpartum depression (PPD) constituting the most common complication in modern obstetrics. There have been very substantial efforts in more than 40 states in the United States to enhance screening for PPD and… Read More »