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  • mrdavesplace mrdavesplace Jul 12, 2010 9:32 PM Flag

    ARNA sucks

    I was just on ARNA's site looking at their weight loss drug...it said that two-thirds lost 5% after a year and one-third lost up to 10%...That is terrible. with diet and excercise you can lose 5% without that piece of junk pill. its almost embarassing to even try to market it. What the heck?

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    • You lose more than 5% with diet and exercise if you are obese in a month or two. This also means that diet and exercise trump any pill by ARNA, VVUS, or OREX.

    • The only thing that is terrible is your reading comprehension and your low IQ. Are you just a liar or have a disability problem of not being able to read. Suggest you start with FDA recommended weight loss guidelines. Also suggest that you understand that the studies run by Orex, Vivus and Arena were all different. The only way to determine who has the best efficacy is a head-to-head study with the same exact criteria.

      I apologize in advance for talking over your head.

    • "with diet and excercise you can lose 5%"

      So - why did Qnexa's placebo arm only lose about 6 lb on average when they were on a 500 cal/day deficit diet (should be 1 lb/week for at least a few months at that rate)?

      If you're going to bash - at least take the time to get your facts straight and come up with something new/unique/intelligent.

      you do a disservice to vvus longs who may be considering arna as a hedge when you spout nonsense like this.

    • Dude,

      You just posted this on ARNA's board...

      I have Vivus stock and was considering ARNA also....I was just on ARNA's site looking at their weight loss drug...it said that two-thirds lost 5% after a year and one-third lost up to 10%...That is terrible. With diet and excercise alone you can lose 5% in a month without that piece of junk pill. its almost embarassing to even try to market it. What the heck? I WAS going to buy some. Also, what brought my attention to this stock was the slams on the VIVUS boards by you guys and now I know why! Now, you may do real well just from the hype and maybe even on the coat tails of Qnexa, that is, if it is approved which I am confident that it will be after this crazy and corrupt week. It has real weight loss and not as bad side effects as the shorts and hedges portray it to be. Good luck to you all. Im just sort of mad because I thought ARNA had better results and wanted to take a chance with some.

      So what if you're mad? These boards don't influence pps jack!

    • Your lack of intelligence about weight loss is no excuse to bash a drug with much better safety issues than Qnexa. There are many reasons diet and exercise do not work for millions of people. Companies like ours and ARNA are trying to bridge the gap. I have read multiple sources that think LOCASERIN will be approved before Qnexa, and these are experts. Lets not bash our brothers in the obesity fight. There is plenty of room for all 3 of us. 35% of US citizens are obese! Nothing persoanal, just do some research on why diet and excersie alone are not always the solution. I hope you don't take it personally. I once thought the same way you did. Best wishes and I hope make a lot of money.

    • Yup. But they'll tell you how safe it is all day long.

 
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