RALEIGH–Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SLXP) will report first quarter ended March 31, 2004 financial results before the market opens on Monday, April 26, 2004.

The Company will host a conference call at 9:00 a.m. on April 26, 2004. Interested parties may access the conference call by way of web cast or telephone.

The live web cast will be available at:

www.salix.com