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  • Lap-Band sales fell 16% in third quarter, Allergan says

     
    Lap-Band sales dropped 16% in third quarter...
  • Another patient dies after Lap-Band surgery

    Another patient dies after Lap-Band surgery
    An Orange County woman has died after weight-loss surgery at a West Hills outpatient clinic, the fifth person to die shortly after Lap-Band procedures at clinics affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign since 2009, according to lawsuits,...
  • Michael Hiltzik: The FDA and the Lap-Band

     
    Is the motto of the Food and Drug Administration "safety last" when it comes to the Lap-Band? As my Wednesday column reports, the FDA's approval last week of expanded use of Allergan's silicone weight-loss implant came despite considerable evidence that.....
  • Michael Hiltzik: FDA seems to take light approach to Allergan and Lap-Band

    Michael Hiltzik: FDA seems to take light approach to Allergan and Lap-Band
    In 1960, a young inspector for the Food and Drug Administration faced down a powerful drug company by rejecting its application to sell a morning-sickness drug in the United States. The company, Richardson-Merrell, griped about her repeated demands for...
  • Botox, Lap-Band manufacturer Allergan reports higher fourth-quarter earnings

     
    Irvine-based Allergan Inc., which manufactures wrinkle-erasing Botox and the Lap-Band weight-loss system, reported a higher fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday. The company said it earned $263 million during the last three months of 2010, or 85 cents a...
  • Michael Hiltzik: Lap-Band maker Allergan wants it both ways

    Michael Hiltzik: Lap-Band maker Allergan wants it both ways
    This year is shaping up as a gratifying one for Allergan, the big Irvine company known for Botox and breast implants. The leading manufacturer of gastric bands, which are surgically implanted around the stomach to suppress the appetite of extremely...
  • Michael Hiltzik: Allergan Inc. and the Lap-Band

     
    Corporations tend to be very careful about the brand names of their most important products. Reporters caught using "xerox" as a verb (especially with a lowercase "x") or referring to a generic bandage as a "band-aid" can expect to get......
  • Botox gets FDA nod for chronic migraine

    Botox gets FDA nod for chronic migraine
    The makers of the miracle toxin that erases frown lines by paralyzing facial muscles won the Food and Drug Administration's blessing on Friday to market Botox for the prevention of chronic migraine headaches. The FDA's decision expands the potential...
  • Botox not at fault in girl's death, Orange County jury finds

     
    An Orange County jury Tuesday ruled against the mother of a Texas girl who contended Botox injections killed her 7-year-old daughter. The verdict came in what is believed to be the first case to come to trial alleging the botulinum......
  • Demise of Botox tax brings applause from AMA leader

     
    As Senate Democrats look to close debate on the healthcare bill, an epic battle that has drawn in pharmaceutical companies, the insurance industry and ordinary Americans bearing personal horror stories, American Medical Assn. President-elect Cecil B....
  • Latisse lash lengthener has its fans and detractors

    Latisse lash lengthener has its fans and detractors
    Taking a prescription drug for a cosmetic side effect -- at the risk of other side effects -- may seem risky. But it's a risk that many Americans, mostly women, have shown themselves happy to take. Latisse, originally a glaucoma drug marketed under the...