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Lap-Band for mildly obese is OK, maker says

Allergan Inc.’s already-approved stomach band was effective for reducing weight in a broad group of obese patients, U.S. reviewers said in documents released yesterday.

WASHINGTON – Allergan Inc.’s already-approved stomach band was effective for reducing weight in a broad group of obese patients, U.S. reviewers said in documents released yesterday. The maker of Botox, breast implants and other cosmetic products wants approval to promote the Lap-Band device to those with low body mass index but still considered obese.

 
 
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