botulinum toxin A


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a neurotoxin (trade name Botox) that is used clinically in small quantities to treat strabismus and facial spasms and other neurological disorders characterized by abnormal muscle contractions

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Botulinum toxin A injections were first proposed as headache treatment when it was observed that patients with chronic headaches receiving cosmetic botulinum injections experienced headache improvement, prompting several case series that suggested benefit.
Botulinum toxin A treatment is considered to be effective and safe for frontal hyperhidrosis.
Botulinum toxin A should not be first-line therapy for overactive bladder.
Botulinum toxin A for axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating).
The two most likely mechanisms for use of botulinum toxin as a terrorist weapon include deliberate contamination of food or beverages or via an aerosol release (71).
Botulinum toxin A was previously used at SKMC only for adults, but this approach also offers a reliable and minimally invasive alternative for the treatment of urinary incontinence in children with neurogenic bladders.
Quantitative changes in botulinum toxin a treatment over time in patients with essential blepharospasm and idiopathic hemifacial spasm.
Botulinum toxin A in the prophylactic treatment of migraine--a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
The use of botulinum toxin as a potential therapy for both cervical muscle spasm and cervical pain has generally proved to be effective, with very few adverse side effects.
However, Biglan et al were unable to identify any antibody response to small doses of botulinum toxin A.
They are in luck: after extensive testing and clinical results, a new Botulinum Toxin A is now on the market.
A fax found during a search of TRI headquarters explained to one customer that she could not receive a refund for the botulinum toxin A she returned to the company after she discovered the notation on the vials stating it was not meant for human use.