Carolyn Logan, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “Our second quarter growth was driven primarily by XIFAXAN 550, APRISO and RELISTOR. XIFAXAN continues to grow sequentially, with prescriptions, on a milligram basis, increasing 4% for the second quarter of 2012 compared to the first quarter of 2012. APRISO also continued to exceed the Company’s expectations during the quarter. APRISO prescriptions increased 6% during the second quarter of 2012 compared to the first quarter of 2012. RELISTOR prescriptions increased 11% during the second quarter of 2012 compared to the first quarter of 2012.“Salix continued to execute its plan and to progress in the commercial and product development arenas during the second quarter of 2012. Our expanded 192-member office-based sales force is focused primarily on gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons and hepatologists. One 96-member division of the sales force is promoting XIFAXAN 550, RELISTOR and APRISO. The second 96-member division of the sales force is promoting SOLESTA, XIFAXAN 550, MOVIPREP/OSMOPREP, and APRISO. Our 40-member institutional sales force is promoting XIFAXAN 550, RELISTOR and DEFLUX.
Salix Pharmaceuticals Reports 2Q2012 Results
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