VIVUS Announces Date Of First Quarter 2013 Financial Results And Conference Call

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq:VVUS) today announced that it will report financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013 before the NASDAQ Market opens on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The company will conduct a conference call and an audio webcast at 8:30am EDT the same day.

Date:   May 8, 2013

Time:   8:30 AM EDT

Listen via Internet: http://ir.vivus.com/

U.S. Toll-free: 877-359-2916

Outside U.S.: (+) 224-357-2386

A webcast replay will be available on the VIVUS website for 30 days.

About VIVUS

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 more information about the company, please visit www.vivus.com.

Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking words such as "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect", "forecast," "intend," "likely," "may," "plan," "potential," "predict," "opportunity" and "should," among others. There are a number of factors that could cause actual events to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. VIVUS does not undertake an obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements. Investors should read the risk factors set forth in VIVUS' Form 10-K for the year ending December 31, 2012, and periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
CONTACT: VIVUS, Inc.         Timothy E. Morris         Chief Financial Officer         morris@vivus.com                           Dana B. Shinbaum         shinbaum@vivus.com                  Investor Relations:         The Trout Group         Brian Korb         bkorb@troutgroup.com         646-378-2923                  Morrow & Co., LLC         Joseph J. Mills         jmills@morrowco.com         203-658-9423                  Media Relations:         GolinHarris         Ashley Buford         abuford@golinharris.com         (212) 373-6045                  Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher         Matthew Sherman | Jennifer Beugelmans         msherman@joelefrank.com | jbeugelmans@joelefrank.com         212-235-2665 | 212-895-8692

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