Allergan Inc.    



2525 Dupont Dr.

Irvine, CA 92612-1531

United States

(714) 246-4500

(714) 246-6987

Company description

Allergan Inc. was founded in 1950 and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange in 1971. The company was incorporated in Delaware in 1977 and is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. Allergan has two business segments: specialty pharmaceuticals and medical devices. The specialty pharmaceuticals segment produces a broad range of pharmaceutical products, including: eye care products for glaucoma therapy, allergy and chronic dry eye, inflammation, infection, Botox for certain aesthetic and therapeutic indications, skin care products for acne, psoriasis and other prescription and over-the-counter dermatological products as well as urologics products. The medical device segment produces a wide range of devices that include breast implants for augmentation, revision and reconstructive surgery, obesity intervention products, including the Lap-Band system, and the BIB BioEnterics Intragastric Balloon, along with other facial aesthetics products. Allergan markets its products to over 100 countries worldwide. The company has various manufacturing and warehousing facilities located throughout the United States and the world, including Brazil, France, Ireland and Costa Rica. In 2010, Allergan acquired Serica Technologies Inc., a medical device company focused on the development of biodegradable silk-based scaffolds for use in tissue regeneration, including breast augmentation, revision and reconstruction and bariatric applications.

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News and information about Allergan Inc.

Alexandria Sues Drug Sellers for Opioid Woe
The Washington Post; March 16, 2018; 700+ words
...prescriptions written defies common sense and lacks understanding of how the pharmaceutical supply chain actually works."Allergan, another defendant, said the company stopped promoting opioids in 2013.But Kevin Sharp, one of the attorneys representing...
United States : McCaskill Continues Push to Hold Drug Companies Accountable with Bipartisan Effort to End Attempts to Brazenly Exploit Patent System
Mena Report; March 14, 2018; 671 words
...suit. Last October, McCaskill introduced targeted legislation to protect consumers and close the specific loophole in which Allergan transferred patents on Restasis, a blockbuster eye medicine, to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, which used tribal sovereignty...
In "Race to the Courthouse," Lawyers Urge Texas Counties to Sue over Opioids
The Texas Tribune; March 13, 2018; 700+ words
...list of big pharma players: Purdue Pharma, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Allergan, AmerisourceBergen Corporation, Cardinal Health, McKesson Corporation, Abbott Laboratories and Johnson & Johnson. John...
Wipo Publishes Patent of Allergan for "Method of Manufacturing Coated Beads" (American, Costa Rican Inventors)
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; March 12, 2018; 337 words
...045103 was published on March 8.Title of the invention: "METHOD OF MANUFACTURING COATED BEADS."Applicants: ALLERGAN INC. (US).Inventors: Alberto Flores-Pujol (CR), David Schuessler (US), Erik Torjesen (US) and Matthew B...
Recon: Shkreli Sentenced to 7 Years
States News Service; March 9, 2018; 700+ words
...explore exec role; AI startup BioXcel pockets $60M from IPO (Endpoints News) (Fierce) (Press) Senators heap abuse on Allergan's attempt at an end run around patent reviews, offer bill to stop 'sham' (Endpoints News) Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology...
Japan : Takeda Announces Resignation of James Kehoe and Appointment of Costa Saroukos as CFO
Mena Report; March 9, 2018; 540 words
...and Business Development for the Asia-Pacific region, and before that the Finance Director for Greater China and Japan at Allergan. During his tenure, China and Japan became the fastest growing region in the company. Prior to this role, he spent 13 years...
Recon: Cigna to Buy Express Scripts for More Than $50B
States News Service; March 8, 2018; 700+ words
...Channels) Challenges to Botox threaten a market makeover (Financial Times) Lawmakers file a bill to block maneuvers like Allergan's patent deal with Mohawks (Stat News-$) Pharma to get another bite at the donut hole (BioCentury) Bye-bye, solo...
Sen. Mccaskill: Teva Is Stonewalling a Senate Investigation
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; March 7, 2018; 700+ words
...expanded her investigation, requesting documents and information from opioid manufacturers Mallinckrodt, Endo, Teva, and Allergan, while a request to McKesson Corporation, AmerisourceBergen Corporation, and Cardinal Health, Inc., focused on their...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 325412 - Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing

339115 - Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 2834 - Pharmaceutical Preparations industry report

3851 - Ophthalmic Goods industry report