Chemical Nametasimelteon
Dosage FormCapsule, suspension (oral; 20mg, 4mg/ml)
Drug ClassReceptor agonists
CompanyVanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Approval Year2014


  • Oral suspension is indicated for the treatment of nighttime sleep disturbances in SMS in pediatric patients 3 years to 15 years of age.
  • Capsules are indicated for the treatment of Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder (Non-24) in adults and Nighttime sleep disturbances in Smith-Magenis Syndrome (SMS) in patients 16 years of age and older.
Last updated on 4/20/2021

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Document TitleYearSource
Hetlioz (tasimelteon) Prescribing Information2014Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. Washington, D.C.