Vivus Wins Its First Fda Drug Approval

The FDA approved a drug to treat erectile dysfunction from Vivus that would compete against Viagra, Cialis and Levitra.

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    If Qnexa wins the FDA's green light, that could more than double. Analysts estimate Vivus' drug could take in nearly $689 million in sales by 2014, according to consensus forecast data from Thomson Reuters. It would be the second U.S. drug for the biotech ...
    07/14/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • UPDATE 3-Shares of Vivus up on U.S. FDA review of diet drug
    If Qnexa wins the FDA's seal of approval, analysts estimate it could take ... surge ahead of what could be a major product for the company since its only other U.S. drug was approved in 1996. Rivals are also eyeing the impact of Vivus' review on their ...
    07/13/2010 - 8:56 am | View Link
  • FDA: Vivus Obesity Pill Works But Safety a Concern
    Analysts largely shrugged off the Food and Drug Administration's concerns ... according to data from IMS Health. If Vivus' Qnexa wins the FDA's seal of approval, analysts’ estimate it could take in nearly $689 million in sales by 2014, according to ...
    07/13/2010 - 12:49 am | View Link
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