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Tasimelteon

In the US, Tasimelteon (tasimelteon systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics and is used to treat Insomnia and Non-24-Hour Sleep Wake Disorder.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N05CH03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0609799-22-6

Chemical Formula

C15-H19-N-O2

Molecular Weight

245

Therapeutic Category

Melatonin receptor agonist

Chemical Name

N-{[(1R,2R)-2-(2,3-dihydro-1-benzofuran-4-yl)cyclopropyl]methyl}propanamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Tasimelteonum (Latin)
  • Tasimelteon (German)
  • Tasimelt√©on (French)
  • Tasimelte√≥n (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Tasimelteon (OS: USAN)
  • UNII-SHS4PU80D9 (IS)

Brand Name

  • Hetlioz
    Vanda Pharmaceuticals, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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