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Orexigen Therapeutics | Date: 2015-01-21

Disclosed are compositions for affecting weight loss comprising a first compound and a second compound, where the first compound is an opioid antagonist and the second compound causes increased agonism of a melanocortin 3 receptor (MC3-R) or a melanocortin 4 receptor (MC4-R) compared to normal physiological conditions. Also disclosed are methods of affecting weight loss, increasing energy expenditure, increasing satiety in an individual, or suppressing the appetite of an individual, comprising identifying an individual in need thereof and treating that individual to antagonize opioid receptor activity and to enhance -MSH activity.

Orexigen Therapeutics | Date: 2014-12-29

Disclosed are methods and compositions for treating visceral fat conditions and/or metabolic syndrome using combinations of naltrexone and bupropion.

Orexigen Therapeutics | Date: 2013-06-05

The present disclosure relates to compositions, kits, uses, systems and methods for treating overweight and obesity using naltrexone plus bupropion, preferably in combination with a comprehensive web-based and/or telephone-based weight management program, and preferably in subjects at increased risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes.

Orexigen Therapeutics | Date: 2014-11-26

A sustained-release oral dosage form of naltrexone or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof is provided. The oral dosage form may be administered with another compound. Administration of the oral dosage form may reduce a side effect, which may be a side effect at least partially attributable to a weight-loss treatment. The oral dosage form may be administered to treat a weight-loss condition.

Orexigen Therapeutics | Date: 2014-11-14

In one embodiment a layered pharmaceutical formulation includes two or more pharmaceutical layers and an intermediate layer disposed between at least two of the two or more pharmaceutical layers, the intermediate layer configured to dissolve in vivo to thereby leave the two or more pharmaceutical layers substantially intact. In one embodiment, an active pharmaceutical ingredient in at least one of the pharmaceutical layers is selected from bupropion, zonisamide, naltrexone, topiramate, phentermine, metformin, olanzapine and fluoxetine.

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