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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The following search terms were used to identify clinical studies from the MEDLINE, EMBase, Biosis, SciSearch, JICST, and Pascal databases: botulinum toxin type A or BOTOX.
Complications with the use of botulinum toxin type A for cosmetic applications and hyperhidrosis.
Both BOTOX(R) and VISTABEL(R) are Allergan's brands of botulinum toxin type A, a purified protein derived from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.
Botulinum toxin type A (BOTOX) for the prophylactic treatment of chronic daily headache: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
A rapid (within two weeks) and sustained reduction compared to baseline in the number of daily episodes of urinary incontinence in both botulinum toxin type A treatment groups, but not in the placebo group.
Revance is also developing a next generation injectable botulinum toxin type A product (RT002) integrating the TransMTS technology with the neurotoxin to improve onset of action, increase duration of effect, and limit diffusion away from treatment site.
company, Toxin Research International (TRI), with 3,081 vials containing botulinum toxin type A, "in a formulation designed to imitate Allergan's Botox" Cosmetic, according to an indictment issued by the U.
Crystalline preparation of botulinum toxin type A (Botox): Degradation in potency with storage.
About ANT-1207 ANT-1207, Botulinum Toxin Type A, Topical Lotion, is an investigational product being developed for the treatment of hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), facial wrinkles and other FDA-approved clinical indications for injectable botulinum as well as new potential clinical indications such as acne.
Contract notice: Purchased with delivery of botulinum toxin type a.
Effectiveness of botulinum toxin type A treatment of neck pain related to nocturnal bruxism: A case report.