LAVAL, Quebec, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. Salix Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company that offers innovative gastroenterology treatments such as XIFAXAN® (rifaximin) 550 mg, RUCONEST® (C1 esterase inhibitor [recombinant]), APRISO® (mesalamine), UCERIS® (budesonide) extended release tablets and RELISTOR® (methylnaltrexone bromide).
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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 dermatology, eye health, neurology, and branded generics. More information about Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. can be found at www.valeant.com.
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