Salix diarrhea drug works against IBS in Phase III trials

09/14/2009 | American City Business Journals

Salix Pharmaceuticals' rifaximin, a drug for traveler's diarrhea, proved significantly more effective than placebo in treating nonconstipation irritable bowel syndrome and IBS-related bloating during two late-stage trials. Salix plans to seek FDA approval to promote rifaximin for IBS.

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