What Is Zulresso (Brexanalone)?
How Does Zulresso (Brexanalone) Work?
Brexanalone is an endogenous neurosteroid, naturally produced by the human body, that works through the GABA receptor pathway. It’s exact mechanism of action is unclear, though it bears many similarities to other neurochemicals of known function and mechanisms of action.
How Is It Administered?
Patients and providers seeking to use Zulresso are enrolled in a regulatory program called REMS. Zulresso is administered as an IV infusion over a total of 60 hours, during which time the patient remains in the clinical site and is closely monitored for safety. Family is welcome to make scheduled visits during this time.