Active Ingredient(s): Botulinum Toxin Type A
FDA Approved: * December 9, 1991
Pharm Company: * ALLERGAN
Category: Migraine / Tension Headache

Botulinum toxin (BoNT), often shortened to Botox, 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 ... [wikipedia]

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Dosage List

Botox 100 [usp'u]/1 Intradermal; Intramuscular Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution
NDC: 0023-1145
Allergan, Inc.
Botox 200 [usp'u]/1 Intradermal; Intramuscular Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution
NDC: 0023-3921
Allergan, Inc.

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