MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq:VVUS) today announced that based on preliminary feedback from the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the company expects an opinion recommending against approval of the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for Qsiva™ (phentermine/topiramate ER) for the treatment of obesity. The formal decision from the CHMP is expected following their October 2012 meeting. If a negative recommendation is issued in October, and depending upon the nature of the objections, the company will either resubmit the MAA at a later date or appeal this decision and request a re-examination by the CHMP.
VIVUS Provides Update On The Review Of The Qsiva Marketing Authorization Application
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