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Acadia's schizophrenia treatment fails to meet main goal of late-stage study

July 22 (Reuters) - Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday its add-on treatment for schizophrenia failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage study.

In the study, 396 patients with moderate-to-severe psychotic symptoms were given Acadia’s treatment pimavanserin or placebo as an add-on to their current antipsychotic treatment, the company said in a statement. (Reporting by Aakash Jagadeesh Babu in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva)

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