MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq:VVUS) today announced the Qsymia™ medical societal meeting schedule upcoming in 2012. The VIVUS presence and Qsymia awareness at these key meetings include scientific presentations, continuing medical education or CME support and/or promotional product theater.
"The Qsymia Fall schedule will build on the success from The Obesity Society (TOS) meeting recently held in San Antonio. The Qsymia launch coincided with TOS and the response from the attendees was positive. Qsymia was featured in several presentations, and traffic through the exhibit booth was very high," stated Michael Miller, SVP and Chief Commercial Officer of VIVUS. "Healthcare provider education and awareness of Qsymia are areas of primary focus during this initial launch period. Our participation in these upcoming medical meetings will further this cause beyond the obesity specialists."
Upcoming conference schedule:
|Academy of Managed Care Pharmacies||Oct. 3-5, 2012||Cincinnati|
|American College of Nurse Practitioners||Oct. 3-7, 2012||Toronto|
|7 th Annual Obesity Summit|
|(Cleveland Clinic)||Oct. 4-5, 2012||Cleveland|
|Osteopathic Medical Conference &|
|Exposition||Oct 7-11, 2012||San Diego|
|Cardiometabolic Health Congress||Oct. 10-13, 2012||Boston|
|American Academy of Family Physicians||Oct. 16-20, 2012||Philadelphia|
|American Society of Bariatric Physicians||Oct. 24-28, 2012||Orlando|
|Obesity Action Coalition||Oct. 25-28, 2012||Dallas|
|American Heart Association||Nov. 3-7, 2012||Los Angeles|