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What is NUEDEXTA® (dextrometh­orphan HBR and quinidine sulfate) 20 mg/10 mg capsules approved for?


• NUEDEXTA® is approved for the treatment of Pseudobulb­ar Affect (PBA). PBA is a medical condition that causes involuntar­y, sudden, and frequent episodes of crying and/or laughing in people living with certain neurologic conditions or brain injury. PBA episodes are typically exaggerate­d or don’t match how the person feels. PBA is distinct and different from other types of emotional changes caused by neurologic disease or injury. • NUEDEXTA is only available by prescripti­on.

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