J&J Stops Making Drug-Coated Heart Stents Amid Falling Sales

J&J Stops Making Drug-Coated Heart Stents Amid Falling Sales

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J&J, the world’s second-biggest seller of health products, said it will cease the manufacture of Cypher and Cypher Select Plus stents, used to prop open clogged arteries, by the end of 2011, according to a statement.