Botulinum Toxin Type A

Overview

Categories

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Botulinum Toxin Type A's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

50 units50 (50)As recommended.IDDose for Hyperhidrosis: sual dose should be injected intradermally in 0.1 to 0.2 mL aliquots to each axilla distributed evenly in multiple sites (10 to 15) 1 to 2 cm apart.
1.25 to 2.5 units1.9 (1.875)As recommended.IMDose for Persistent VI nerve palsy of 1 month or longer duration.
1.25 to 2.5 units1.9 (1.875)As recommended.IMDose for Blepharospasm: the dose is administered intramuscularly each into the medial and lateral pretarsal orbicularis oculi of the upper lid and into the lateral pretarsal orbicularis oculi of the lower lid. The cumulative dose of botulinum toxin type A in a 30 day period should not exceed 200 units.
1.25 to 2.5 units1.9 (1.875)As recommended.IMDose for vertical muscles or horizontal strabismus of less than 20 prism diopters
2.5 to 5 units3.8 (3.75)As recommended.IMDose for Horizontal strabismus of 20 to 50 prism diopters.
4 units4 (4)As recommended.IMDose for Glabellar Lines: dose should be injected into each of five sites, two in each corrugator muscle and one in the procerus muscle for a total of 20 units.
236 units240 (236)As recommended.IMDose for Cervical Dystonia

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

No data regarding the Paedriatic dosage details of Botulinum Toxin Type A is available.

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Botulinum Toxin Type A is available.

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Botulinum Toxin Type A

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Manufacturers of Botulinum Toxin Type A in Pakistan

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