Salix Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated August 17, 2015
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Salix Pharmaceuticals President, CEO, and Director Carolyn J. Logan
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  1. Amazing

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    Former Employee - Administrator
    Former Employee - Administrator
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Salix was an amazing company. There was a great group of employees

    Cons

    The company was purchased by Valeant.


  2. Fabulous, dedicated coworkers

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rougemont, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rougemont, NC

    I worked at Salix Pharmaceuticals (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Top pay, excellent benefits, bonus and stock plan, top-of-the-line work environment/equipment.

    Cons

    No work-life balance. Unrealistic demands by management.


  3. laid-off after acquisition

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    Former Employee - Quality Systems Specialist in Knightdale, NC
    Former Employee - Quality Systems Specialist in Knightdale, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Salix Pharmaceuticals (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent opportunity for a variety of experience. Great people and working relationships. Friendly and encouraging environment with opportunites for growth and develpment. good salary and benefits.

    Cons

    Bought out by Valeant Pharma and laid-off 90 percent of the Raleigh office

    Advice to Management

    wish you would have continued and not sold the company


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  5. Legal Administrative Assistant

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    Former Employee - Legal Administrative Assistant in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Legal Administrative Assistant in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people, good culture, good benefits

    Cons

    Acquired by another pharmaceutical company based in NJ


  6. Sales Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

    I worked at Salix Pharmaceuticals full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Strong performance is rewarded. There are a lot of good people in the organization. Great stock grant benefits.

    Cons

    Very metrics driven and a bit of an outdated sales model...not responsive to changing marketplace and the opportunities it presents.


  7. It was all about the patients

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Salix Pharmaceuticals full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people and mission, mid-sized pharma, stock grants, hard work rewarded

    Cons

    purchased by a company with philosophical differences, hard to adjust to other companies post-Salix


  8. Site Support Specialist

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits and time off

    Cons

    Long hours with continuous workload change or increase

    Advice to Management

    Site support is for site support and not support for internal clients


  9. Finance

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Salix Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, benefits, family atmosphere

    Cons

    Little room for growth, unable to work from home


  10. CRA

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great co-workers, Benefits, catered lunches

    Cons

    Working from home not allowed

    Advice to Management

    Great Management


  11. Sales

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Salix Pharmaceuticals full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic work experience for new sales reps

    Cons

    There is no job stability in the industry



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