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Orexigen Therapeutics

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About Orexigen Therapeutics

Orexigen Therapeutics operates a public pharmaceutical company. The company focuses on the development of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) disorders. The Company combines individual generic drugs that have previously received regulatory approval for other indications and, thus, has established post-marketing safety records. It was founded in 2002 and is based in San Diego, California.

Headquarters Location

3344 North Torrey Pines Court Suite 200

La Jolla, California, 92037,

United States

+1 858 875 8600

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Orexigen Therapeutics Patents

Orexigen Therapeutics has filed 35 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Carboxylate esters
  • Diabetes
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Diabetes, Obesity, Abdomen, Syndromes, Rare diseases


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Diabetes, Obesity, Abdomen, Syndromes, Rare diseases



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Obesity Management Market Worth Observing Growth Top Key Player- F Hoffmann La Roche Ltd, GlaxoSmithKline plc., Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Jun 14, 2021

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Orexigen Therapeutics Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Orexigen Therapeutics founded?

    Orexigen Therapeutics was founded in 2002.

  • Where is Orexigen Therapeutics's headquarters?

    Orexigen Therapeutics's headquarters is located at 3344 North Torrey Pines Court, La Jolla.

  • What is Orexigen Therapeutics's latest funding round?

    Orexigen Therapeutics's latest funding round is Asset Sale.

  • How much did Orexigen Therapeutics raise?

    Orexigen Therapeutics raised a total of $76M.

  • Who are the investors of Orexigen Therapeutics?

    Investors of Orexigen Therapeutics include Nalpropion Pharmaceuticals, New Enterprise Associates, Domain Associates, Sofinnova Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and 8 more.

  • Who are Orexigen Therapeutics's competitors?

    Competitors of Orexigen Therapeutics include Gelesis, Euroclone SpA, BioMarck Pharmaceuticals, XenoPort, Telormedix, YM BioSciences, BrainCells, Allos Therapeutics, Galenea, Trimeris and 22 more.

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