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Bo·tox

 (bō′tŏks′)
A trademark for a preparation of botulinum toxin, used to treat blepharospasms, strabismus, and muscle dystonias and to smooth facial wrinkles.

Botox

(ˈbəʊtɒks)
n
(Medicine) trademark a preparation of botulinum toxin used to treat muscle spasm and to remove wrinkles
[C20: from bot(ulinum) (t)ox(in)]
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Noun1.Botox - a neurotoxin (trade name Botox) that is used clinically in small quantities to treat strabismus and facial spasms and other neurological disorders characterized by abnormal muscle contractions; is also used by cosmetic surgeons to smooth frown lines temporarily
botulinum toxin - any of several neurotoxins that are produced by the anaerobic bacterium Clostridium botulinum; causes muscle paralysis
Translations

Botox®

[ˈbəʊtɒks] nBotox m
Botox injections → injections fpl de Botox

Botox®

nBotox® nt; she uses Botoxsie lässt sich Botox spritzen

botox

n. bótox, proteína purificada por la bacteria de botulismo clostridium que se emplea en aplicaciones cosméticas.
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Botulinum toxin type A injects 100 units in a vial,
Botulinum toxin type A for facial aesthetic enhancement: role in facial shaping.
3% respectively achieved an improvement of the appearance of CFL at day 30, compared to those patients who did not receive botulinum toxin type A treatment (8.
Clark II, "Botulinum Toxin Type B (Myobloc) Versus Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox) Frontalis Study: Rate of Onset and Radius of Diffusion," Dermatologic Surgery 29, no.
15) One of the earliest reports on use of botulinum toxin type A for bruxism was by Van Zandijcke and Marchau (16) who described the successful treatment of a brain-injured patient with severe bruxism with 100 U of a botulinum toxin type A injections to the temporalis and masseter muscles.
Efficacy of botulinum toxin type A for the prophylaxis of episodic migraine headaches: A meta-analysis of randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials.
Ward, PhD, at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, found promising results using botulinum toxin type A to target psoriasis.
There are other Botulinum Toxin Type A products available, including; Azzalure and Dysport, made by Galderma, and Bocouture and Xeomin from Merz.
New indications for botulinum toxin Type A in treating facial wrinkles of mouth and neck.
Botulinum toxin type A is used in many neurological diseases such as blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, large muscle spastic disorders, writer's cramp, tremor, hyperhidrosis and pain (12-20).
Repeated intradetrusor botulinum toxin type A in children with neurogenic bladder due to myelomeningocele.