Active Ingredient(s): Pitolisant Hydrochloride
FDA Approved: * August 14, 2019
Category: Narcolepsy

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Wakix Overview

Pitolisant, sold under the brand name Wakix among others, is a medication for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adults with narcolepsy.[1] It is a histamine 3 (H3) receptor antagonist/inverse agonist.[1] It represents the first commercially available medication in its class.[3] Pitolisant enhances the activity of histaminergic neurons in the brain that function to improve a person's wakefulness.[4] The most c...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Pitolisant Hydrochloride
  • Tablet: 17.8mg, 4.45mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Wakix: (2 results)

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  • 72028-045 Wakix 4.45 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Harmony Biosciences, LLC
  • 72028-178 Wakix 17.8 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Harmony Biosciences, LLC

Other drugs which contain Pitolisant Hydrochloride or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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