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Market Intelligence Center  Aug 28  Comment 
Option-trade picking algorithms patented by MarketIntelligenceCenter.com found a trading opportunity with Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP) that should provide a 5.51% return in just 51 days. Sell one Oct. '14 call at the $155.00 level for each 100...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 20  Comment 
By Uncommon Profit Investor: Getting a tax inversion or not? There is a rumor that Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SLXP) or "another unknown party" might get acquired by Allergan (NYSE:AGN). Allergan can afford to pay all-cash and that would be...
TheStreet.com  Aug 19  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Salix Pharmaceuticals are up 10.79% to $154.19 after it was reported that Allergan approached the companyaand at least one other firm about a potential acquisition, as it seeks to fight off a $53 billion...
Benzinga  Aug 19  Comment 
Allergan (NYSE: AGN) is potentially looking at Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SLXP) and at least one additional company about an acquisition, The Wall Street Journal reported, as Allergan looks to fight off a hostile takeover bid from Valeant...
Yahoo  Aug 19  Comment 
Allergan and Salix declined to comment on the matter. Shares of Salix, which itself is in the process of merging with a unit of Swiss-listed Cosmo Pharmaceuticals, jumped about 10 percent on Tuesday. It isn't clear where any talks with Salix...
StreetInsider.com  Aug 19  Comment 
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DailyFinance  Aug 13  Comment 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 08/13/14 -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. ("Salix" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: SLXP) of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with...
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Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in acquiring, developing, and commercializing prescription drugs used in the treatment of a variety of gastrointestinal diseases. The company has a number of products currently approved for sales. These include Colazal (balsalazide disodium) for the treatment of mild to moderate active ulcerative colitis, Azasan (azathioprine) immuno-suppressive therapy for renal homo-transplant rejection and rheumatoid arthritis, and Anusol/Proctocort (hydrocortisone) for the relief of inflammatory dermatoses and hemorrhoids. In May 2004, the company received final Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for Xifaxan (rifaximin), an oral antibiotic for the treatment of traveler's diarrhea. Salix Pharmaceuticals is working on additional indications for Xifaxan, as well as a granulated formulation of mesalamine a common treatment option for ulcerative colitis.

Salix subsequently added new products to its portfolio including Visicol, indicated for colon cleansing prior to colonoscopy OsmoPrep, a next-generation Visicol which was launched in June 2006 and MoviPrep, a liquid bowel cleansing agent which was launched in October 2006. While Visicol and OsmoPrep were acquired by the company through its merger with InKine Pharmaceutical, exclusive U.S. in-licensing rights for MoviPrep were acquired from Norgine B.V. Recent additions to the product portfolio include Sanvar IR, indicated for the treatment of acute esophageal variceal bleeding (EVB) two hospital-based products, Pepcid Oral Suspension (indicated for several gastrointestinal indications including the treatment of duodenal ulcer, benign gastric ulcer and gastroesophageal reflux disease) and Diuril Oral Suspension (an adjunctive therapy in edema associated with several conditions including hepatic cirrhosis), from Merck and metoclopramide Zydis, indicated for short term (4 12 weeks) therapy for adults with symptomatic documented gastroesophageal reflux who fail to respond to conventional therapy and for the relief of symptoms associated with acute and recurrent diabetic gastric stasis.

Salix focuses primarily on the U.S. pharmaceutical market, promoting its drugs through its specialized sales force. Management also seeks to form strategic alliances to market its products outside the U.S. in order to avoid the significant costs, risks, and infrastructure inherent in assembling an international sales force. Salix is located in Morrisville, NC and employs roughly 240 professionals.




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