WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (NASDAQ: VNDA) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted three years of marketing exclusivity for the changes related to the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) that was recently approved by FDA. On May 26, 2016, Vanda announced that FDA had approved Vanda's sNDA for Fanapt®, modifying and expanding the prescribing information for the use of Fanapt® as a maintenance treatment of schizophrenia in adults.
The FDA added this entry to the Fanapt® Orange Book listing providing exclusivity until May 26, 2019 based upon three years from the sNDA approval date.
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