Allergan, Inc., and Inamed Corporation, In the Matter of

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In the Matter of Allergan, Inc., and Inamed Corporation
FTC Matter/File Number:

061 0031

Docket Number:

C-4156

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

The consent order requires that Allergan and Inamed divest the rights to develop and distribute Reloxin, a potential Botox rival, to settle charges that Allergan’s $3.2 billion purchase of Inamed would reduce competition and force consumers to pay higher prices for botulinum toxin type A products. Under the terms of the FTC settlement, the companies will return the development and distribution rights to Reloxin to Ipsen Ltd., its U.K.- based manufacturer.