“In June results of a 36-month trial to evaluate the long-term safety of SOLESTA for the treatment of fecal incontinence were presented at the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. The statistically significant results of the study demonstrate SOLESTA provides safe and effective long-term, out to three years, treatment of fecal incontinence.“In July we continued to strengthen our intellectual property relating to rifaximin and RELISTOR. We secured the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 8,227,482; which relates to several novel polymorphic forms of rifaximin. This patent should provide protection until February 2032. With respect to RELISTOR, we received an Issue Notification from the USPTO stating that U.S. Patent No. 8,247,425 will issue August 21, 2012. Salix intends to list this patent in the Orange Book for the RELISTOR prefilled syringe upon issuance. This patent will provide protection until December 2030.
Salix Pharmaceuticals Reports 2Q2012 Results
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