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Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (SLXP) Reports 1Q2012 Results  
5/8/2012 9:42:25 AM

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) today announced financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 and other business updates. Total product revenue was $171.1 million for the first quarter of 2012, a 62% increase compared to $105.9 million for the first quarter of 2011. XIFAXAN® revenue for the first quarter of 2012 was $112.9 million, a 40% increase compared to $80.7 million for the first quarter of 2011. APRISO® revenue for the first quarter of 2012 was $15.1 million, a 44% increase compared to $10.5 million for the first quarter of 2011. The revenue contribution of newly-introduced products - RELISTOR®, SOLESTA® and DEFLUX®- contributed to the 62% increase in year-over-year total product revenue for the first quarter of 2012 compared to the first quarter of 2011.
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