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VIVUS to Present at Biotech Showcase on January 9, 2019

CAMPBELL, Calif., Dec. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VIVUS, Inc. (VVUS) (the “Company”), a specialty pharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of innovative therapies focusing on treatments for patients with serious unmet medical needs, today announced that John Amos, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Biotech Showcase™ 2019 on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 10:00am PT/1:00pm ET. The conference will be held at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.

An audio webcast of the presentation will be available in the events and presentations section of the Company’s website, or by clicking here.

Biotech Showcase, produced by Demy-Colton and EBD Group, is an investor and networking conference devoted to providing private and public biotechnology and life sciences companies with an opportunity to present to, and meet with, investors and executives in one place during the course of one of the industry's largest annual healthcare investor conferences, J.P. Morgan Annual Healthcare Conference.


VIVUS is a biopharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of innovative therapies that focus on advancing treatments for patients with serious unmet medical needs. For more information about the Company, please visit www.vivus.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking words such as "anticipate," "believe," "forecast," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "likely," "may," "plan," "potential," "predict," "opportunity" and "should," among others. There are a number of factors that could cause actual events to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. VIVUS does not undertake an obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements. Investors should read the risk factors set forth in VIVUS' Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017 as filed on March 14, 2018, and as amended by the Form 10-K/A filed on April 26, 2018, and periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

VIVUS, Inc.    Investor Relations: Lazar Partners
Mark Oki    David Carey
Chief Financial Officer   Managing Director
oki@vivus.com      dcarey@lazarpartners.com 
650-934-5200    212-867-1768