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VIVUS Announces Scientific Presentations

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VIVUS,Inc. (Nasdaq:VVUS), a biopharmaceutical company commercializing and developing innovative, next-generation therapies to address unmet needs in obesity and sexual health, today announced the following scientific presentations:

Conference

SLEEP 2013: 27 th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS) June 1-5, 2013 Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland

Date/Time

Poster Presentation Date: Tuesday, June 4 th, 2013 from 4:00-6:00 PM Session Location: Exhibit Hall E, 100 level, Baltimore Convention Center Poster Number: 205 Abstract Number: 0867

Presentation Title

The Effects of Once-Daily Phentermine 15 mg and Topiramate Extended-Release 92 mg on Cardiometabolic Endpoints in Obese Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Authors: David H. Winslow, MD a; Charles H. Bowden, MD b; Karen DiDonato, RN, MSN b; Pamela A. McCullough, PhD a

Affiliations: aKentucky Research Group, Louisville, KY;  bVIVUS, Inc., Mountain View, CA

Conference

81 st Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Atherosclerosis Society Congress (EAS) June 2-5, 2013 LYON Congress Center, Lyon, France

Date/Time

Poster Presentation Date: Monday, June 3 rd and Tuesday, June 4 th, 2013 from 12:30-15:00 both days; Session Location: Center of the Exhibition area, Lyon Congress Centre

Poster Session: RISK FACTORS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, PREVENTION, AND TREATMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES, under topic "Obesity and fat distribution"

Poster Number: 430

Presentation Title

Weight Loss–Induced Improvements in Lipids in Overweight/Obese Subjects Treated With Phentermine and Topiramate Extended-Release

Authors: Hermann Toplak, MD a; Samuel Klein, MD b; Wesley W. Day, PhD c

Affiliations: aMedical University of Graz, Graz, Austria ; bWashington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA; cVIVUS, Inc., Mountain View, California, USA

About Qsymia

Qsymia ® (phentermine and topiramate extended-release) capsules CIV is approved in the U.S. and is indicated as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adults with an initial body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2 or greater (obese) or 27 kg/m2 or greater (overweight) in the presence of at least one weight-related medical condition such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, or high cholesterol.

The effect of Qsymia on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality has not been established. The safety and effectiveness of Qsymia in combination with other products intended for weight loss, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and herbal preparations, have not been established.

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