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Invented name: Hetlioz   
Auth. number : EU/1/15/1008
Active substance : tasimelteon
Orphan market exclusivity for "Treatment of non-24-hour sleep-wake disorders in blind people with no light perception" (based on designation EU/3/10/841) started on 7/07/2015
   10 years of market exclusivity
   This orphan market exclusivity will expire on 7/07/2025
ATC: Anatomical main group: N - Nervous system
Therapeutic subgroup: N05 - Psycholeptics
Pharmacological subgroup: N05C - Hypnotics and sedatives
Chemical subgroup: N05CH - Melatonin receptor agonists
Chemical substance: N05CH03 - tasimelteon
(See WHO ATC Index)
Indication: HETLIOZ is indicated for the treatment of Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder (Non-24) in totally blind adults.
Marketing Authorisation Holder: Vanda Pharmaceuticals Germany GmbH
Franzoesische Strasse 12, Mitte, Berlin 10117, Deutschland
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Close date procedure Procedure type EMEA number Decision summary publ decision docs annex
7/07/2015 Centralised - Authorisation EMEA/H/C/3870 (2015)4707 of 3/07/2015
21/12/2016 Centralised - Variation EMEA/H/C/3870/IAIN/6
Updated with Decision(2017)8311 of 01/12/2017
6/07/2017 Centralised - Variation EMEA/H/C/3870/II/8
Updated with Decision(2017)8311 of 01/12/2017
5/12/2017 Centralised - Yearly update (2017)8311 of 1/12/2017
27/02/2019 Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder EMEA/H/C/3870/T/13 (2019)1668 of 25/02/2019
29/03/2019 Centralised - Variation EMEA/H/C/3870/IAin/14/G