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2008-10-06 15:00:07

PHOENIX, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity and other central nervous system-related disorders, today announced that the company reviewed in an oral presentation at The Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting that the investigational drug, Empatic(TM) (zonisamide SR/bupropion SR), demonstrated up to 15% reduction in body weight of healthy obese people who completed 48-weeks of treatment in the...

2008-10-03 12:00:27

Orexigen Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity and other central nervous system-related disorders, has initiated its first Phase IIa clinical trial with OREX-003, a proprietary sustained release formulation of zonisamide plus olanzapine. The Phase IIa clinical trial, OZ-101, is designed to examine the effectiveness of OREX-003 in mitigating drug-associated weight gain or other metabolic consequences commonly experienced by patients taking atypical...

2008-07-29 09:01:15

SAN DIEGO, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orexigen(R) Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a Notice of Allowance for a patent application that would provide broad coverage for a pharmaceutical composition of zonisamide in combination with a series of marketed atypical antipsychotics. Orexigen is currently evaluating a combination product, OREX-003, for the treatment of schizophrenia that it hopes would minimize the potential...


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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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