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Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces First of Four Phase 3 Trials of Contrave(R) Meets Co-Primary and Key Secondary Endpoints
Date:1/8/2009

ty is a public health crisis, with more than 70 million Americans considered to be obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control. It is a chronic disease that is linked to serious medical conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, blood pressure, stroke, depression and some forms of cancer. Obesity results from an energy imbalance associated with various environmental, behavioral and genetic factors making it a difficult and complicated condition to treat. However, there is a growing understanding of how the central nervous system regulates appetite and metabolism as well as the mechanisms that limit weight loss over time. This understanding is the basis of new strategies in drug development that we believe have the potential to change the way obesity is treated.

About Contrave

Contrave is an investigational oral weight loss medication with a unique mechanism of action that works at two levels within the central nervous system: one designed to control the balance of food intake and metabolism and another designed to control food preference, reward and cravings. We believe that Contrave may be the first treatment for obesity to target these reward centers in the central nervous system. Based on clinical trials completed to date, Contrave is believed to initiate and sustain significant weight loss over one year of treatment by reducing appetite, increasing metabolism and allowing the body to continue losing weight by offsetting its natural tendency to fight back and slow down the weight loss process.

About Orexigen(R) Therapeutics

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity. The Company's lead combination product candidates targeted for obesity are Contrave, which is in Phase 3 clinical trials, and Empatic(TM), which is in the later stages of Phase 2 clinical development. Each product candidate is designed to act on
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