Botulinum toxin (BTX) is a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and related species. It prevents the release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine from axon endings at the neuromuscular junction and thus causes flaccid paralysis. Infection with the bacterium causes the disease botulism.
Brand Name is Botox.
Useful Information: Botox medicine is a prescription drug and should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. Do not share the Botox medicine with others, since they may be suffering from a problem that is not effectively treated by this drug.
Warning: Botox medicine out of the reach and sight of children and away from pets, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects.
If you have questions about the Botox drugs you are taking, check with your doctor / Medical adviser / Nurse / Hospital Institution / Health advisor or pharmacist.
Notice: The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.