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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Prospective, double-blind, randomized, parallel-group, dose-ranging study of botulinum toxin type A in men with glabellar rhytids.
The treatment of masseter hypertrophy with botulinum toxin type A.
Treatment of phantom limb pain with botulinum toxin type A.
A randomized pilot study comparing the action halos of two commercial preparations of botulinum toxin type A.
Sixteen of the 17 cans were positive for botulinum toxin type A by ELISA.
Botulinum toxin type A as an effective prophylactic treatment in primary headache disorders.
Treatment with botulinum toxin type A typically produces temporary and reversible clinical effects.
Botulinum toxin type A in the treatment of primary axillary hyperhidrosis: a 52-week multicenter dou-ble-blind, randomized, placebocontrolled study of efficacy and safety.
These preliminary data are intriguing, and our results provide support for the hypothesis that patients with migraine that is characterized by imploding and ocular headaches are more responsive to botulinum toxin type A than those with migraine characterized by exploding headaches," the authors write.
On September 28, botulinum toxin type A was identified in the patient's serum.
In 18 (23%) events caused by botulinum toxin type A, the specific food vehicle was nut identified.
Revance) today announced a settlement and termination agreement for its contractual relationships with Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation (NYSE:MRX) concerning RT001 Botulinum Toxin Type A Topical Gel and RT002 Injectable Botulinum Toxin Type A.