Shares of VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS) were up 10.5% today, after news that sales were up for November for the company's obesity drug, Qsymia. This may suggest that some of the company's new marketing strategies for the drug may be turning sluggish sales around. But is the drug finally gaining momentum, or is it just a volatile cyclical stock at the moment? Motley Fool health care analyst Max Macaluso gives us his thoughts on how and when we'll know where VIVUS is headed.

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