botulinum toxin type A

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bot·u·li·num tox·in type A

(boy'yū-lī'nŭm tok'sin tīp)
A biological used as an anesthetic and in cosmesis (with sometimes unsettling results).

botulinum toxin type A

A neuromuscular blocking drug used to paralyze muscles, esp. muscles in spasm. It is also used for cosmetic purposes, e.g., by those desirous of maintaining a fixed facial appearance.
See also: toxin
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Do not take BOTOX Cosmetic if you: are allergic to any of the ingredients in BOTOX[sup.
Injecting is quick, easy, and simple, requiring only anesthesia cream for those that want it, and is performed similarly to Botox Cosmetic injections[R].
Of these, Botox Cosmetic, made up approximately half of all minimally invasive procedures performed, followed by hyaluronic acid and peels.
David Shafer remarks, "The visual detail is so great, results for Botox Cosmetic and facial filler treatments can be simulated for the patient.
Brands such as Allergan's Botox Cosmetic and Juvederm have been essentially synonymous with injectables since their introduction, and will continue to lead growth going forward.
Labels for Botox and Botox Cosmetic contain a boxed warning stating that botulinum toxin may spread from the injection site and cause potentially life-threatening symptoms that resemble botulism.
Gilman notes the Era of Glamour started with the Botox Cosmetic Revolution, during which nonsurgical options to diminish facial lines became accessible, affordable, and provided a natural, relaxed look without the long recovery time of cosmetic surgery.
The warning will go on all approved botulinum toxins: Botox and Botox Cosmetic (both type A, Allergan), the just-approved type A product Dysport (Medicis and Ipsen), and the botulinum toxin type B product Myobloc (Solstice Neurosciences).
The warning will go on all approved botulinum toxins: Botox and Botox Cosmetic (both type A, Allergan); the just-approved type A product Dysport (Medicis and Ipsen); and the botulinum toxin type B product Myobloc (Solstice Neurosciences).
Botox Cosmetic is FDA-approved to smooth unsightly wrinkles between the eyebrows, a condition called a fettered, or furrowed, brow.
1 BOTOX Cosmetic Quantitative Consumer Segmentation 2002, Pg 10 2 Allergan data on file; 6MM BOTOX[R] Cosmetic Considering, Pg 1 3 Allergan data on file; Medical Affairs 4 Allergan data on file; Global Regulatory Affairs 5 Allergan data on file; Global Literature & Information Services
In her current role, Connie is responsible for educating professionals and clients about facial aesthetic injectable products such as Botox Cosmetic, Dysport, Juvederm, Voluma, Perlane, Radiesse, Restylane, Sculptra, and Xeomin.