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Friday, February 24, 2012

Biotech Stocks Sector Snapshot and Podcast: VVUS, INFI, SNTS on the Move

New York, NY - February 24, 2012 - Investorideas.com, an investor research portal specializing in sector research including biotech and pharma stocks, issues a trading alert for notable sector gainers VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS), Infinity Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:INFI) and Santarus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNTS).

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VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) closed up with massive gains at $18.73, up $8.18(77.54%) with after hours trading moving it to $!8.95, up another 0.22 (1.17%).The day's high on the stock was $21.44 on over 58 Million shares. The stock's monster move was on news that the FDA Advisory Committee had recommended the approval of Qnexa for the treatment of obesity in adults

Infinity Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INFI) closed up at $7.15, up 0.84 or (13.31%). The Company announced on Tuesday that they will be presenting at the Cowen and Company 32nd Annual Health Care Conference on Monday, March 5th

Santarus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNTS) finished the day at $5.01 up 0.51(11.33%). The Company announced Wednesday that they have entered into a settlement agreement with Lupin to resolve pending patent litigation involving GLUMETZA

About VIVUS

VIVUS is a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to address obesity, sleep apnea, diabetes and male sexual health. The company's lead investigational product in clinical development, Qnexa, has completed phase 3 clinical trials for the treatment of obesity and is currently being considered for approval by US and EU regulators. VIVUS received a Complete Response Letter, or CRL, to the initial Qnexa NDA on October 28, 2010. We resubmitted the Qnexa NDA in October 2011, with an FDA action date of April 17, 2012. Qnexa is also in phase 2 clinical development for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea. In the area of sexual health, VIVUS has submitted an NDA for avanafil, a PDE5 inhibitor being studied for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, with an FDA action date of April 29, 2012. www.vivus.com.

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