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Orexigen Therapeutics Overview

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La Jolla, CA
51 to 200 employees
Unknown
Company - Public (OREX)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Orexigen Therapeutics thinks it has the skinny on how to stay trim. The company is developing drugs, under the names Contrave and Empatic (formerly Excalia), intended for use by obese people who are trying to get a grip on the urge to over-eat. The products are designed to ... Read more

Orexigen Therapeutics Reviews

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Orexigen Therapeutics President, CEO, and Director Michael A. Narachi
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  • "Great company. The leadership team is top-notch. None of the politics and passive aggressiveness of Big Pharma."

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    Current Employee - Specialty Care Representative in New York, NY
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    I have been working at Orexigen Therapeutics full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great product. Great leadership team. Focus on success and business. Little focus on arbitrary metrics. High level of bidirectional candor vertically and horizontally within company culture.

    Cons

    Large geographies. Not as many resources as Big Pharma but still do a great job communicating plans and timelines to salesforce.

    Advice to Management

    None. They are doing a great

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