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Newly Published Study Finds VIVUS, Inc. (VVUS)'s Qsymia Achieves Greater Weight Loss at Lower Doses Than Either of Its Components as Monotherapy


10/31/2013 9:44:19 AM

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq:VVUS) announced today that a newly-published study demonstrated Qsymia® (phentermine and topiramate extended-release) capsules CIV produced significantly greater weight loss, and at lower doses, compared to phentermine or topiramate administered as monotherapies in obese adults. Among patients taking the once-daily extended-release formulation, Qsymia was generally well tolerated and improved blood pressure. In this study, the effect of Qsymia on heart rate was similar to placebo.

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