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Botox Approved for Migraine

Botox Approved for Migraine October 16, 2010. By Jane Mundy.

On the heels Allergan Inc. pleading guilty to marketing its wrinkle smoother botox for unapproved uses, the Food and Drug Administration has now approved Allergan's product, which is a purified form of the poison botulinum, for chronic migraine headaches.

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Attorney Ray Chester Is the Botox Buster

Attorney Ray Chester Is the Botox Buster May 27, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Austin, TX Attorney Ray Chester has given Allergan, the manufacturer of Botox, a few worry lines of its own. He recently obtained a $15 million verdict on behalf of an Oklahoma woman who suffered unintended consequences after receiving a Botox injection to eliminate wrinkles in her forehead. Chester has at least eight other suits pending against the company.
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Indiana Couple Blames Botox for Death of Daughter

Indiana Couple Blames Botox for Death of Daughter March 20, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Indianapolis, IN The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Botox injections for only a handful of indications, but off-label use continues on a wide scale. According to a proposed lawsuit in Indiana, off-label use of Botox for muscle spasms triggered the death of a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy.
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Jurors Debate the Outcome of Botox Death Case in California

Jurors Debate the Outcome of Botox Death Case in California March 5, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Santa Ana, CA The jury has moved into deliberation over a lawsuit that claims that Botox injections caused the death of a seven-year old girl with cerebral palsy.
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Company wants to market off-label use of Botox injections

Company wants to market off-label use of Botox injections October 10, 2009. By Charles Benson.
Los Angeles, CA Allergan, the company that develops Botox treatment for wrinkles, has filed a lawsuit aimed at lifting the marketing ban of off-label uses for pharmaceuticals.
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Director: Medical assistants should not handle Botox injections

Director: Medical assistants should not handle Botox injections September 25, 2009. By Charles Benson.
Las Vegas, NV Louis Ling, the executive director of the Nevada Board of Medical Examiners, recently said that Botox injections being administered by medical assistants was a common practice throughout the state, and that it should stop.
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Counterfeit Botox Allegedly Used in Patient Procedures

Counterfeit Botox Allegedly Used in Patient Procedures September 7, 2009. By Heidi Turner.
Bellevue, WA At one time, Botox may have been considered treatment for only the wealthiest in society, but its use is becoming increasingly common among many groups in society, including young women. However, Botox side effects can be serious when the botulinum toxin spreads from the injection site to other areas of the body. On top of all that, there are charges from both US coasts that people have been injecting clients with counterfeit Botox.
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If Looks Could Kill: Botox et al Get Updated FDA Warnings

If Looks Could Kill: Botox et al Get Updated FDA Warnings August 4, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC It put a new spin on the phrase, 'looks that kill.' When it was first revealed that botox injections had the potential to migrate away from the injection site and cause potentially life-threatening difficulties, it left users taking a long look in the mirror and asking, "Is it all worth it?"
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The Latest Line on Botox Risk—New Precautions

The Latest Line on Botox Risk—New Precautions October 11, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Ottawa, ON Although the jury is still out on the level of danger for Botox paralysis, it was announced this week that Health Canada has approved updated warnings for Botox, and Botox Cosmetic (Botox injections for wrinkles) after a number of adverse reaction reports, that included Botox death.
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"I Don't Recommend Botox"

"I Don't Recommend Botox" July 14, 2008. By Jane Mundy.
Toney, AB: Jackie suffered debilitating migraines and was given Botox treatments by her neurologist. Now she has a lot more to contend with than migraine: for the past few years, Jackie has barely been able to move her neck.
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