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Contrave Launch Raises Hopes For Korean Obesity Market Growth

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Following the successful debut of Arena's Belviq in 2015, Orexigen's Contrave, which will be released in South Korea in the second quarter through its partner Kwang Dong Pharm, is set to boost the domestic obesity treatment market which had been depressed since the country banned sales of sibutramine-based drugs in 2010.


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