onabotulinumtoxinA, Botox, Botox Cosmetic

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Botox cosmetic is used for reducing glabellar lines (frown lines) in adults 65 years of age or younger.

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of onabotulinumtoxinA include:

Patients also complain of pain and tenderness at the injection site. Patients treated for blepharospasm may experience

Those treated for urinary incontinence may experience:

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: No

PREPARATIONS: Powder for Injection: 50, 100 or 200 units

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/23/2015

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