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Orexigen Therapeutics Announces Date of Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results Conference Call and Upcoming Presentation at Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity, will announce financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013, on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 prior to market open. The announcement will be followed by a live webcast and conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time (5:30 a.m. Pacific time).

Orexigen management will host the call and webcast to discuss financial results and recent business highlights. The live call may be accessed by phone by calling (888) 895-5479 (domestic) or (847) 619-6250 (international), participant code 36014873.

The following day, Orexigen management will present a company overview at the Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, November 13th at 9:30 a.m. Mountain Time.  

The webcasts of the live and subsequently archived conference call and conference presentation can be accessed on the Investor Relations section of the Orexigen web site at www.orexigen.com and will be archived for 14 days following each event.

About Orexigen Therapeutics

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity. The Company's lead product candidate is Contrave®, which has completed Phase III clinical trials and for which a New Drug Application has been submitted and reviewed by the FDA. The Company has also reached agreement with the FDA on a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) for the Light Study, the Contrave cardiovascular outcomes trial. The Company's other product candidate, Empatic™, has completed Phase II clinical trials. Further information about the Company can be found at www.orexigen.com

McDavid Stilwell
Vice President, Corporate Communications & Business Development
858-875-8600

SOURCE Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

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