It’s been a busy earnings week, and five North Carolina firms all reported losses.

  • Pozen, which is based in Chapel Hill. did say royalties for two of its products increased from a year ago, but the company still lost $7.1 million in the quarter.

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  • Cary-based DexOne reported a 13.7 percent drop in advertising sales from a year earlier.

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  • Triangle-based BioCryst reported a loss of $14.5 million, up from $10.9 million a year ago.

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  • In Morrisville, Furiex cut its losses to $1.32 per share from $2.14 last year.

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  • In Winston-Salem, Targacept reported a loss of $9.1 million compared to a profit of $2.5 million in 2010’s third quarter.

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