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Arena Pharmaceuticals to Host Conference Call and Webcast on Friday, September 18, 2009, to Discuss Results from the BLOSSOM Phase 3 Trial of Lorcaserin for Weight Management
Date:9/17/2009

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today announced it will hold a conference call and webcast presentation on Friday, September 18, 2009, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (5:00 a.m. Pacific Time) to discuss top-line results from BLOSSOM (Behavioral modification and LOrcaserin Second Study for Obesity Management), the second of two pivotal trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of lorcaserin for weight management.

The conference call may be accessed by dialing 888.312.3047 for domestic callers and 719.325.2234 for international callers. Please specify to the operator that you would like to join the "Lorcaserin BLOSSOM Trial Results" conference call. The conference call and slide presentation will be webcast live under the investor relations section of Arena's website at www.arenapharm.com, and will be archived there for 30 days following the call. Please connect to Arena's website several minutes prior to the start of the broadcast to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be necessary.

About Arena Pharmaceuticals

Arena is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing oral drugs in four major therapeutic areas: cardiovascular, central nervous system, inflammatory and metabolic diseases. Arena's most advanced drug candidate, lorcaserin, is being investigated in a Phase 3 clinical trial program for weight management. Arena has a broad pipeline of novel compounds targeting G protein-coupled receptors, an important class of validated drug targets, which includes compounds being evaluated independently and with partners, including Merck & Co., Inc., and Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Arena Pharmaceuticals(R) and Arena(R) are registered service marks of the company. "APD" is an abbreviation for Arena Pharmaceuticals Development.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements include statements about Arena's strategy, internal and partnered programs, and ability to develop compounds and commercialize drugs. For such statements, Arena claims the protection of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual events or results may differ materially from Arena's expectations. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the timing, success and cost of Arena's lorcaserin program and other of its research and development programs; results of clinical trials or preclinical studies may not be predictive of future results; clinical trials and studies may not proceed at the time or in the manner Arena expects or at all; Arena's ability to partner or commercialize lorcaserin or other of its compounds or programs; the timing and ability of Arena to receive regulatory approval for its drug candidates; Arena's ability to obtain additional funds; Arena's ability to obtain and defend its patents; and the timing and receipt of payments and fees, if any, from Arena's collaborators. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those stated or implied by Arena's forward-looking statements are disclosed in Arena's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements represent Arena's judgment as of the time of this release. Arena disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements, other than as may be required under applicable law.

    Contact: Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Jack Lief
    President and CEO

    Cindy McGee
    Manager, IR and Corporate Communications
    858.453.7200, ext. 1479

    Media Contact: Russo Partners
    David Schull, President
    david.schull@russopartnersllc.com
    858.717.2310

    Anthony J. Russo, Ph.D., CEO
    tony.russo@russopartnersllc.com
    212.845.4251

    www.arenapharm.com


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