Salix To Present Data At AASLD's The Liver Meeting Digital Experience


LAVAL, QC, Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) ("Bausch Health") and its gastroenterology (GI) business, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., ("Salix"), one of the largest specialty pharmaceutical companies in the world committed to the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, today announced the presentation of two scientific posters featuring rifaximin data at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) annual meeting, The Liver Meeting Digital Experience, which will take place Nov. 13-16, 2020.

"Salix's presence at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience, the premier conference for hepatology professionals, demonstrates our commitment to collaborating with the leading scientists and health care professionals for the advancement of clinical research in liver disease. We look forward to sharing our data and continuing to expand upon our understanding of rifaximin's use in the clinical setting." said Robert Spurr, president, Salix.

The scientific posters that will be presented by Salix at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience include:

  • Bajaj, Jasmohan. "Investigational Water-Soluble Rifaximin Formulation Significantly Shortens Time to Recovery in Hospitalized Patients with Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy (OHE): A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial." 
  • Flamm, Steven. "Precipitating Factors of Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy Occurrence: An Analysis of 3 Rifaximin Clinical Trials." 

About Salix
Salix Pharmaceuticals is one of the largest specialty pharmaceutical companies in the world committed to the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases.  For more than 30 years, Salix has licensed, developed, and marketed innovative products to improve patients' lives and arm health care providers with life-changing solutions for many chronic and debilitating conditions.  Salix currently markets its product line to U.S. health care providers through an expanded sales force that focuses on gastroenterology, hepatology, pain specialists and primary care.  Salix is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey.  For more information about Salix, visit and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Bausch Health
Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) is a global company whose mission is to improve people's lives with our health care products. We develop, manufacture and market a range of pharmaceutical, medical device and over-the-counter products, primarily in the therapeutic areas of eye health, gastroenterology and dermatology. We are delivering on our commitments as we build an innovative company dedicated to advancing global health. More information can be found at

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