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FDA Approves Contrave A New Drug To Battle Obesity

FDA Approves Contrave, A New Drug To Battle Obesity

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the weight loss pill Contrave, a medication that will be used to treat obese adults in conjunction with a controlled diet and exercise. It...

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2014-01-07 08:30:44

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX), today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers the recent resubmission of the Contrave® (naltrexone sustained release (SR)/bupropion SR) New Drug Application to be a complete response to the FDA's prior January 31, 2011 action letter. For the resubmission, the FDA has assigned a Prescription Drug User Fee Act goal date of June 10, 2014. If approved, the Company...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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