Botulax Inj

Botulax Inj

Manufacturer:

Hugel

Distributor:

Cosma Medical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Clostridium botulinum toxin type A
Indications/Uses
Benign essential blepharospasm, glabellar wrinkles.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult ≥18 yr Blepharospasm Initially 1.25-2.5 U (0.05-0.1 mL) into the medial & lateral pre-tarsal orbicularis oculi of the upper lid & into the lateral pre-tarsal oculi of the lower lid. Treatment duration: 3 mth. May repeat procedure & increase dose up to 2-fold if effect does not last for >2 mth. Cumulative dose in 30-day period should not exceed 200 U. Glabellar lines Inj a dose of 0.1 mL (4 U) into each of 5 sites, 2 in each corrugators muscle and 1 in procerus muscle, for a total of 20 U. Treatment duration: 3-4 mth.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Neuromuscular junctional disorders (myasthenia gravis, Lambert-Eaton syndrome or amyotrophic laternal sclerosis), cervical dystonia in patients w/ severe resp disorder. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Do not exceed >100 u. Concomitant use w/ other muscle relaxants or drugs w/ muscle-relaxing activity.
Adverse Reactions
Dysphagia, pneumonia, anaphylaxis, arrhythmia, MI, skin rash, pruritus, local pain, tenderness/bruising, traction, swelling, hot feeling or hypertonia, weakness of adjacent muscles, ptosis; vertical deviations, spatial disorientation, double vision, past-pointing; superficial punctuate keratitis, eye dryness, irritation, tearing, iagophthalmos, photophobia, ectropion, keratitis diplopia & entropion.
Drug Interactions
Concomitant use w/ aminoglycosides or spectinomycin, polymyxins, tetracyclines & lincomycin.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
M03AX01 - botulinum toxin ; Belongs to the class of other agents used as peripherally-acting muscle relaxants.
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Botulax Inj 50 U
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Botulax Inj 100 U
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Botulax Inj 200 U
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