MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq:VVUS) today announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014 after the NASDAQ Market closes on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The company will conduct a conference call and an audio webcast at 4:30 pm EST the same day.

Date: November 5, 2014 Time: 4:30 PM ET

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

Schedule this webcast into MS-Outlook calendar (click open when prompted): http://apps.shareholder.com/PNWOutlook/t.aspx?m=66840&k=43CB670F

Toll-free:     (877) 359-2916 International: (224) 357-2386

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

VIVUS is a biopharmaceutical company commercializing Qsymia(R) (phentermine and topiramate extended-release) capsules CIV for the treatment of obesity. 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," "forecast," "estimate," "expect," "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's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 as filed on February 28, 2014 and as amended by the Form 10-K/A filed on April 30, 2014, and periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
CONTACT: VIVUS, Inc.         Dana B. Shinbaum (Corporate Development & Investor Relations)         650-934-5200         shinbaum@vivus.com         The Trout Group         Brian Korb (Senior Vice President)         646-378-2923         bkorb@troutgroup.com

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