Valeant Pharmaceuticals to Webcast 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

May 11, 2011

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX) (TSX: VRX) today announced that it will conduct a live webcast of the company's annual meeting of shareholders. The meeting and webcast will be held on Monday, May 16, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. EDT at the Loews Hotel Vogue located at 1425 rue de La Montagne, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1Z3. Only shareholders of record at the close of business on the record date will be entitled to vote at the meeting and any adjournments or postponements thereof.

A live webcast and audio archive of the presentation will be available on the company's Web site at http://www.valeant.com/. Click on Investor Relations, and then the link to Events and Presentations. Participants should allow approximately five to ten minutes prior to the presentation's start time to visit the site and download any streaming media software needed to listen to the Internet webcast.

About Valeant

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE/TSX: VRX) is a multinational specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of pharmaceutical products primarily in the areas of neurology, dermatology and branded generics. More information about Valeant can be found at http://www.valeant.com/.

Contact Information:
Laurie W. Little
949-461-6002
laurie.little@valeant.com

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101025/LA87217LOGO)