Botox

Botox is a drug made from a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum called botulinum toxin. It is used medically to treat certain muscular conditions and cosmetically remove wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing muscles.

Botulinum toxin is sold commercially under the names:

  • Botox, Vistabel, Botox cosmetic (OnabotulinumtoxinA or botulinum toxin type A)

  • Dysport (AbobotulinumtoxinA or botulinum toxin type A)

  • Bocouture, Xeomin (IncobotulinumtoxinA or botulinum toxin type A)

  • Myobloc (RimabotulinumtoxinB or botulinum toxin type B).

Yinjia Rose Gong, MD/Botox/Santa Ana/Irvine/Newport Beach/Tustin/Costa Mesa

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