Sunday, July 13, 2008

Botox News: Lawsuits Filed

A number of Botox users and relatives of those who had the drug administered filed suit in California, claiming that the drug injured or killed. The maker of the drug, Allergan Inc. is the company, and the company is based in Califoria.

Cases include one where an over 60 nurse allegedly died after receiving injections for neck and shoulder pain. Another involves a child with cerebral palsy, also from Texas, who died in 2004, allegedly after receiving injections to control limb spasticity.

Source here.

Perhaps the most famous claimed user of Botox to address spasticity is Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Kennedy is is said has a condition called spasmodic dysphonia, a specific form of an involuntary movement disorder called dystonia that affects only the voice box.