Botulinum Toxin Type A

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Botulinum Toxin Type A Overview

Botulinum toxin (BTX) 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 and thus causes flaccid paralysis.[2] Infection with the bacterium causes the disease botulism. The toxin is also used commercially in medicine, cosmetics and research. Botulinum is the most acutely lethal toxin known, with an estimated ...

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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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