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VIVUS, Inc. today announced that additional data on Qnexa(TM), an investigational drug candidate for obesity, was presented at the 27th annual scientific meeting of The Obesity Society (TOS) in Washington D.C. Wesley W. Day, PhD, vice president of clinical development at VIVUS, presented the additional data from the company's two year-long phase 3 obesity trials during the Pharmacotherapy Update portion of the pre-conference on October 24, 2009.
VIVUS, Inc. today announced that data on Qnexa(TM), an investigational new drug, will be presented at the 27th annual scientific meeting of The Obesity Society (TOS) in Washington D.C. Wesley Day, PhD, vice president of clinical development at VIVUS, will present data from the company's two year long phase 3 obesity trials, and Dr. Timothy Garvey, MD, professor of medicine and chair of the department of nutrition sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, will present data from the year long phase 2 study in type 2 diabetics.
VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS) today announced positive results from two final, phase 3 pivotal 56-week studies, EQUIP (OB-302) and CONQUER (OB-303), evaluating the safety and efficacy of Qnexa(TM), an investigational drug, in more than 3,750 patients across 93 sites. The EQUIP and CONQUER studies met all primary endpoints by demonstrating statistically significant weight loss with all three doses of Qnexa, as compared to placebo.
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