Navigation Links
Orexigen® Therapeutics Announces Multiple Contrave® Data Presentations at the 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society
Date:9/29/2011

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX), today announced multiple Contrave® (naltrexone sustained release (SR)/bupropion SR) abstracts accepted for poster presentations and an oral presentation at the upcoming 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society. This meeting will be held October 1-5, 2011 in Orlando, FL at the Orlando World Center Marriott.

Details on the presentation times are as follows:Monday, October 3, 2011 – Abstract #598-P, Presentation time 12:30-1:30PM EDT, Cypress BallroomPresenter: Robert Chilton, DO; University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA.Title: Naltrexone SR/Bupropion SR Combination Therapy Improves Predicted 10-Year Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Coronary Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, and Congestive Heart FailureMonday, October 3, 2011 – Abstract #605-P, Presentation time 12:30-1:30PM EDT, Cypress BallroomPresenter: Ken Fujioka, MD; Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA, USA.Title: Completion of 56 Weeks of Naltrexone SR/Bupropion SR Combination Therapy Increases Likelihood of Achieving Improvements in Markers of Cardiometabolic Risk Associated with Clinically Meaningful Weight LossMonday, October 3, 2011 – Abstract #607-P, Presentation time 12:30-1:30PM EDT, Cypress BallroomPresenter: Patrick O'Neil, PhD; Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA.Title: Naltrexone SR/Bupropion SR and Intensive Behavioral Modification Combination Increases the Likelihood of Achieving Early and Sustained Weight Loss and Associated Improvement in Markers of Cardiometabolic RiskMonday, October 3, 2011 – Abstract #49-OR, Presentation time 3:15-4:45PM EDT, "Intervention and Clinical Studies - Surgery/Drugs" SessionPresenter: Gene-Jack Wang, MD; Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY Title: Reduced responses to food cue after combined therapy with naltrexone and bupropionAbout ContraveContrave, an investigational combination therapy of naltrexone HCl and bupropion HCl, was studied for its ability to help people with obesity initiate and sustain weight loss of at least 5 percent of their starting body weight in one year. Contrave was submitted for U.S. regulatory approval in March 2010. The original submission was based on multiple clinical trials that evaluated Contrave in more than 4500 patients. Orexigen received a Complete Response letter from FDA on January 31, 2011.

About Orexigen TherapeuticsOrexigen Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity. Contrave has completed Phase 3 clinical trials, and the Company's other product candidate, Empatic(TM), has completed Phase 2 clinical trials. Further information about the Company can be found at www.orexigen.com.


'/>"/>

SOURCE Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Orexigen® Therapeutics Presents Additional Contrave® Data from Phase 3 COR-II Trial on 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
2. Orexigen® Therapeutics Announces Upcoming Data Presentation at the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Meeting
3. Orexigen® Therapeutics Announces Corporate Realignment
4. Orexigen® Therapeutics to Present at JP Morgan Healthcare Conference
5. Orexigen® Therapeutics Schedules November 3, 2010 Webcast Discussion of Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2010
6. Orexigen® Therapeutics Announces Upcoming Data Presentations at the 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society
7. Halozyme Therapeutics to Present at the JMP Securities Healthcare Conference on September 28
8. ALS Therapy Development Institute and Aestus Therapeutics, Inc., Expand Collaboration on Development of Novel ALS Therapies
9. Healthpoint Biotherapeutics to Present at UBS Global Life Sciences Conference
10. PharmaVentures Engaged by Astex Therapeutics to Assist in the Divestment of US Facility
11. CMC Biologics Licenses Its CHEF1® Expression System to Oxford BioTherapeutics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/25/2016)... , ... May 25, 2016 , ... ... Fitzmaurice recently became double board-certified in surgery and surgery of the hand by ... Fitzmaurice is no stranger to going above and beyond in his pursuit of ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... , ... May 25, 2016 , ... ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company’s orphan drug designation request ... second orphan drug designation granted by the FDA. , Spinocerebellar ataxia is ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... ... May 23, 2016 , ... The need for blood donations in South Texas and across the ... Texas Blood & Tissue Center, blood donations are on the decline. In fact, donations across ... down 21 percent in South Texas in the last four years alone. , There is ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... ... May 23, 2016 , ... RoviSys, a ... based in Aurora, Ohio, has broken ground on a new building in Holly ... Park area, this new location solidifies a commitment to business in the region. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:5/3/2016)... , May 3, 2016  Neurotechnology, a ... the MegaMatcher Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) ... large-scale multi-biometric projects. MegaMatcher ABIS can process multiple ... using any combination of fingerprint, face or iris ... MegaMatcher SDK and MegaMatcher Accelerator , ...
(Date:4/26/2016)... LONDON , April 26, 2016 ... EdgeVerve Systems, a product subsidiary of Infosys (NYSE: ... a partnership to integrate the Onegini mobile security ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20151104/283829LOGO ) The ... enhanced security to access and transact across channels. ...
(Date:4/15/2016)... CHICAGO , April 15, 2016  A ... companies make more accurate underwriting decisions in a ... offering timely, competitively priced and high-value life insurance ... health screenings. With Force Diagnostics, rapid ... and lifestyle data readings (blood pressure, weight, pulse, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):