Botulinum Toxin Type A

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Botulinum Toxin Type A Overview

Botulinum toxin (BoNT) is a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and related species.[1] It prevents the release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine from axon endings at the neuromuscular junction, thus causing flaccid paralysis.[2] The toxin causes the disease botulism. The toxin is also used commercially for medical and cosmetic purposes. The seven main types of botulinum toxin are named types A to G (A, B, C1, C2, D, E, F and ...

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Botox for eye twitching

Has anyone had Botox injections for eye twiching? I have and they did not use numbing while injecting into my eye lids and surrounding eyes. I was wondering why they can not numb the area? ## I have. I don't know why they can use anything to numb it. But the pain is worth making the eye twitch stop. I'd tried everything: calcium, magnesium, potassium, saw a neurologist. Only the shots worked. ## The doctor told me that numbing would hurt worse than the shot. So I just pinch myself and don't look. I've had to get the shots every 5. -6 months for a year and a half because the eye twitch comes back. We are hoping eventually the muscle will stop on it's own. I took topirimate for a few months at a low dose a couple years ago. Then I stopped ## I don't know if my insu...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Botulinum Toxin Type A
  • Injection: 100 Units, 100unit
  • Vial: 100 units/vial, 100u/vial, 200 units/vial, 50 units/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Botulinum Toxin Type A: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0299-5962 Dysport 300 U/1 Intramuscular Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Galderma Laboratories, L.p.
  • 15054-0500 Dysport 500 U/1 Intramuscular Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 15054-0530 Dysport 300 U/1 Intramuscular Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 99207-500 Dysport 300 [usp'u]/1 Intramuscular Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp

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