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DELAYED: Postmarketing obligations hang up Orexigen obesity drug

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Executive Summary

Shares of Orexigen tumbled about 20% in morning trading on 11 June after the company revealed the FDA had imposed a three-month delay on its verdict on whether it will permit the firm's antiobesity drug to NB32 (naltrexone SR/bupropion SR), better known as Contrave, to enter the US market.



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