MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq:VVUS) today announced that Timothy E. Morris, chief financial officer, will present an overview of the company at three investment conferences during the month of February 2013.

The conference presentation schedule is as follows:           
Leerink Swann 2013 Global Healthcare Conference
February 13, 2013, 12:00 noon EST
Waldorf Astoria Hotel
New York, NY
Citi Equities 2013 Global Healthcare Conference
February 27, 2013, 11:05am EST
Hilton New York
New York, NY
RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference
February 27, 2013, 2:00pm EST
New York Palace Hotel
New York, NY

A live webcast and 30-day archive of the presentations will be available at


VIVUS is a biopharmaceutical company commercializing and developing innovative, next-generation therapies to address unmet needs in obesity, sleep apnea, diabetes and sexual health for U.S., Europe and other world markets.  For more information about the company, please visit

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CONTACT: VIVUS, Inc.         Timothy E. Morris         Chief Financial Officer         Financial Media Relations:         Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher         Eric Bonach         212-355-4449         Investor Relations:         The Trout Group          Brian Korb         646-378-2923