Neuronox 100IU Injection

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Neuronox 100iu Injection

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Primarily used for

Wrinkles, muscle spasms, chronic migraine
1 Injection in 1 vial

Substitutes for Neuronox Injection

Botox 100IU Injection
Allergan India Pvt Ltd
10% costlier

Medicine Overview of Neuronox Injection


Uses of Neuronox Injection

Neuronox 100IU Injection is used in treatment of wrinkles, muscle spasms, chronic migraine, cervical dystonia and squint.

Side effects of Neuronox Injection


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.


How to use Neuronox Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Neuronox Injection works

Neuronox 100iu injection works by blocking the nerve impulses to the muscles and reduces excessive contractions of these muscles. Neuronox 100iu injection also blocks the pain signals in a migraine.

In Depth Information on Neuronox Injection

Expert advice for Neuronox Injection

• 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.
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Special precautions for Neuronox 100IU Injection
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.
Neuronox 100IU Injection should be used with caution during
lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Neuronox 100IU Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
There is limited information available on the use of Neurono
x 100IU Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Neuronox 100iu Injection

Frequently asked questions for Botulinum Toxin

No it is neither an agonist nor antagonist. Neuronox is a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It acts by blocking the activity of chemical (acetylcholine) in the brain
Yes, Neuronox causes neurotoxicity
Neuronox 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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