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Market Insight - Obesity: what next after the CB1 antagonists' failure?

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Executive Summary

The European regulator's recent decision to suspend sales of Sanofi-Aventis's Acomplia (rimonabant) came hot on the heels of setbacks with two other late-stage CB1 antagonist agents, and the developments have put the spotlight on obesity as a therapy area and made some observers question whether this is still a market potentially worth billions of dollars.


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