Botulinum Toxin Type A
Purified botulinum toxin from Clostridium botulinum, purified from culture via dialysis and acid precipitation.
|Alternative Name(s)||Botulinum Toxin Type A|
|Research Area||Enzymatic degradation of macromolecules|
|Additional Information||For the treatment of cervical dystonia in adults to decrease the severity of abnormal head position and neck pain associated with cervical dystonia. Also for the treatment of severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis that is inadequately managed with topical agents and for the treatment of strabismus and blepharospasm associated with dystonia, including benign essential blepharospasm or VII nerve disorders in patients 12 years of age and above. Also used cosmetically to temporarily improve the appearance of moderate-to-severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) as well as for the treatment of excessive underarm sweating.|