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NEURONOX 100IU INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 17000 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for NEURONOX

Botulinum Toxin(100 iu)

food interaction for NEURONOX

alcohol interaction for NEURONOX

pregnancy interaction for NEURONOX

lactation interaction for NEURONOX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Neuronox 100iu injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Neuronox 100iu injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for NEURONOX

Botulinum Toxin(100 iu)

Uses

Neuronox 100iu injection is used in treatment of wrinkles, spasticity, chronic migraine, cervical dystonia and squint.

How it works

Neuronox 100iu injection is a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It works by blocking the activity of chemical (acetylcholine) in the nerves thereby relieving the symptoms associated with muscle spasms.

Common side effects

Neck pain, Drooping eyelids, Blurred vision, Diarrhoea, Double vision, Difficulty in swallowing, Shortness of breath, Eyelid swelling, Fatigue, Headache, Inability to control urination, Muscle stiffness, Muscle weakness, Muscle pain, Weakness, Limb pain, Fever, Injection site bruise, Injection site bleeding

SUBSTITUTES for NEURONOX

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Expert advice for NEURONOX

• Inform the doctor if you have any history of bronchitis, pneumonia or problems with breathing, allergy to botulinum toxin, bleeding disorder, difficulty in swallowing, and muscle weakness at site of injection.
• Tell your doctor if you had any eye surgeries or have any other eye problems such as glaucoma (increase in pressure inside the eye which causes visual problems) or if you are being treated for blepharospasm (involuntary tight closure of the eyelids).
• Do not drive or operate machinery after taking botulinum toxin as it may cause muscle weakness or problem with vision.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
• Should not be given to patients allergic to botulinum toxin or to any of its ingredients.
• Should not be given to patients with generalized disorders of muscle activity such as myasthenia gravis (abnormal weakness of certain muscles).
• Should not be given to patient with infection at the injection site.

Frequently asked questions for NEURONOX

Botulinum Toxin

Q.Botulinum toxin an agonist or antagonist?
No it is neither an agonist nor antagonist. Botulinum toxin is a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It acts by blocking the activity of chemical (acetylcholine) in the brain

Q.Is botulinum toxin dangerous?
Yes, botulinum toxin causes neurotoxicity

Q.How does botulinum toxin cause paralysis?
Botulinum toxin interferes with neural transmission by blocking the release of a chemical acetylcholine, the principal neurotransmitter at the neuromuscular junction, causing muscle paralysis.

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Content on this page was last updated on 30 December, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)