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.
ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)
CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)
Melatonin receptor agonist
- Tasimelteonum (Latin)
- Tasimelteon (German)
- Tasimeltéon (French)
- Tasimelteón (Spanish)
- Tasimelteon (OS: USAN)
- UNII-SHS4PU80D9 (IS)
Vanda, Estonia; Vanda, Lithuania; Vanda, Sweden; Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Germany; Vanda Pharmaceuticals, United States; Vanda Pharmaceuticals Limited, Netherlands
|Rec.INN||Recommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)|
|USAN||United States Adopted Name|
|WHO||World Health Organization|
Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.
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