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May 05, 2015 3:35 AM ET


Company Overview of Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Company Overview

Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. acquires, develops, and commercializes prescription drugs and medical devices to treat various gastrointestinal diseases in the United States. The company provides Xifaxan tablets to treat overt hepatic encephalopathy, and patients with travelers’ diarrhea; Apriso to maintain remission of ulcerative colitis (UC); Moviprep and Osmoprep for cleansing of the colon as a preparation for colonoscopy in adults; Relistor for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation (OIC) in patients with advanced illness; Solesta to treat fecal incontinence; and Deflux to treat vesicoureteral reflux. It also offers Fulyzaq for the symptomatic relief of non-infectious diarrhea in adult...

8510 Colonnade Center Drive

Raleigh, NC 27615

United States

Founded in 1989

1,000 Employees





Key Executives for Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Founder and Chief Scientific Liaison
Age: 59
General Counsel, Executive Vice President, Secretary and Director
Age: 44
Associate Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Key Developments

Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.(NasdaqGM:SLXP) dropped from Russell 1000 Index

Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. will be removed from Russell 1000 Index.

Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.(NasdaqGM:SLXP) dropped from Russell 3000 Index

Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. will be removed from Russell 3000 Index.

Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.(NasdaqGM:SLXP) dropped from S&P 1000 Index

Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.(NasdaqGM:SLXP) dropped from S&P 1000 Index

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