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Salix presents data to expand markets for bowel disorder drugs Xifaxan and Relistor

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After a subset analysis of two previously reported Phase III studies with positive results for Xifaxan (rifaximin) in the treatment of non-constipation irritable bowel syndrome, Salix Pharmaceuticals shared data at a conference in San Diego on 22 May showing no major differences in efficacy for men and women with IBS who were treated with the minimally absorbed antibiotic.

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