Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
| Nasdaq: SLXP
Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is a specialty pharmaceutical company, which acquires, develops and commercializes prescription drugs and medical devices used in the treatment of a variety of gastrointestinal diseases, which are those affecting the digestive tract. It offers products such as Anusol, Proctocort, Apriso, Azasan, Colazal, Deflux, Diuril, Metozolv ODT, MoviPrep, OsmoPrep, Pepcid, Relistor, Visicol, Xifaxan 550 mg and Xifaxan 200 mg. The company was founded by Randy W. Hamilton and Lorin K. Johnson was founded in December 1993 and is headquartered in Raleigh, NC.