News stories about Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SLXP) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. AlphaOne, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Salix Pharmaceuticals earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave press coverage about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact score of 93 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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About Salix Pharmaceuticals

Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in acquiring, developing and commercializing prescription drugs and medical devices used in the treatment of a variety of gastrointestinal disorders. The Company offers over 20 marketed products, such as XIFAXAN550 (rifaximin) tablets, XIFAXAN (rifaximin) tablets, APRISO (mesalamine) extended-release capsules, UCERIS (budesonide MMX) extended release tablets, MOVIPREP, GLUMETZA extended release tablets, RELISTOR subcutaneous injection, UCERIS rectal foam, OSMOPREP tablets, SOLESTA, DEFLUX, FULYZAQ (crofelemer) delayed-release tablets, GIAZO (balsalazide disodium) tablets, CYCLOSET (bromocriptine mesylate) tablets, and FENOGLIDE (fenofibrate) tablets, among others.

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