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Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (“Orexigen”, “we”, “our” and “us”) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of pharmaceutical product candidates for the treatment of obesity. Our product candidates are NB32 (formerly referred to as Contrave®), which has completed Phase III clinical trials and which is currently being studied in a cardiovascular outcomes trial, and Empatic™, which has completed Phase II clinical trials. Each of these product candidates is a combination of generic drug components, each of which has already received regulatory approval for other indications and been commercialized in the United States and in a majority of the member countries of the European Union. NB32 is a combination of two well-established drugs, bupropion and naltrexone, each in a sustained release, or SR, formulation. Bupropion is a widely prescribed antidepressant and smoking cessation medication; naltrexone is a treatment for alcohol and opioid addiction. ... More ...