SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 6, 2019 (February 5, 2019)
VANDA PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
|(Commission File No.)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20037
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (202) 734-3400
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 7.01.|| |
Regulation FD Disclosure.
On February 5, 2019, Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) issued a press release announcing the filing of a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (the FDA). A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated by reference herein. On February 5, 2019, Vanda also released an open letter to the FDA. A copy of the open letter is filed as Exhibit 99.2 hereto and incorporated by reference herein.
The information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
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Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release of Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. dated February 5, 2019.|
|99.2||Open Letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration by Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. released February 5, 2019.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: February 6, 2019||VANDA PHARMACEUTICALS INC.|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|