Vivus Announces 2012 Medical Societal Meeting Schedule For Qsymia (Phentermine And Topiramate Extended-Release) CIV

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:
Conference  Dates Location
     
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

Qsymia is available only through certified mail order pharmacies that are part of the Qsymia Home Delivery Network, including CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens.

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