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Neuronox 100IU Injection

Prescription Required
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Overview

Introduction

Neuronox 100IU Injection is used in the treatment of overactive bladder, cervical dystonia, muscle spasm and for migraine prevention. It treats muscle stiffness in elbow, wrist, fingers, ankle and toe muscles in adults. It also reduces the symptoms of severe underarm sweating.

Neuronox 100IU Injection is a prescription medicine that must be administered by a healthcare professional. You must receive the exact dose of it as per the prescription. An overdose of this medicine may have serious side effects on the body.

The common side effects of this medicine are dryness in the mouth, neck pain, injection site pain, tiredness, headache, etc. It may also cause an injection site reaction (redness, pain, and swelling). This medicine may also lead to dizziness or sleepiness, so it is better to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery unless your doctor permits you to do so. The medicine can safely be used in children.

Before taking this medicine, it is important to consult your doctor if you have any ongoing medication for any underlying disease. Pregnant and breastfeeding women must inform the doctor prior to the initiation of this treatment.

Uses of Neuronox Injection

Side effects of Neuronox Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Neuronox

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Neck pain
  • Headache
  • Injection site pain
  • Tiredness
  • Pain in extremity
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Cough
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Dryness in mouth
    Keep a drink available that you can sip through the day. Rinse your mouth with warm salted water and chew sugarless gum or hard candy. Try breathing through your nose more often than your mouth. Avoid caffeinated beverages, smoking and alcohol because they can make your condition worse. Use lip balm if your lips are also dry. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy, salty or sugary. If this side effect bothers you or does not go away, talk to your doctor about artificial saliva products or other suitable treatments.
  • Coping with Headache
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Rest in a quiet, dimly lit room. Do not sleep more than you normally would. Do not strain your eyes (for example by looking at a screen). Do not drink alcohol. Headaches are usually temporary and usually go away with time. But, if they last longer or get worse, ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.
  • Coping with Injection site pain
    Try to change the area of injection and the exact site of injection each time. Apply a cold compress to the injection site. These symptoms are usually mild and should only last a few hours. You can ask your doctor to recommend a medicine if it is bothering you.
  • Coping with Tiredness
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Eat a well-balanced diet to keep your energy levels up. Do not drink too much alcohol. Do not drive or use tools or machinery until you feel better. Other things that can help include doing some gentle exercise every day, prioritizing and pacing your activities and having a short nap if you need to. If you are still having problems after a week, speak to your doctor, as they may want to change you to a different type of medicine.
  • Coping with Cough and Flu-like symptoms
    Get plenty of rest as exhausting or stressing out yourself could aggravate your condition. You should drink plenty of fluids as it will keep your throat moist and comfortable. Try taking steam inhalation. The moisture can ease your breathing and loosen mucus. You can consider sipping warm water or tea with honey and lemon. This will keep your nose and throat from being too dry. Using an air humidifier may also help. You can also gargle with salt water several times a day. See your doctor if your symptoms last longer than 3 weeks or get worse quickly. Avoid alcohol and do not smoke as they can aggravate your conditions.

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 is a protein made by a type of bacteria (Clostridium botulinum type A). It works by blocking the release of a chemical (acetylcholine). This temporarily weakens nerve activity in the muscles around your bladder and relieves symptoms such as urinary urgency and frequency. It also blocks pain signals in migraine and treats various types of involuntary muscle contractions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Neuronox 100IU Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Neuronox 100IU Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Neuronox 100IU Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Neuronox 100IU Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may experience temporary blurred vision or muscle weakness following treatment with Neuronox 100IU Injection and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Neuronox 100IU Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Neuronox 100IU Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Neuronox 100IU Injection prevents headaches in people with chronic migraines and treats various other problems such as muscle spasms and wrinkles. 
  • It can prevent migraines before they even start.
  • Your doctor will give you many injections spread over different sites, depending on your condition.
  • It may cause swallowing, speaking, or breathing problems. Inform your doctor if you develop trouble swallowing, slurred speech, loss of bladder control, muscle weakness or breathing difficulties.
  • It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Protein based therapies
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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I feel some time to urine again after urine but no pain fever burning sensation last time I show to one doctor can u check the report is any abnormal This microsopic report is normal
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Urology
U may be having overactive bladder get urodynamics bladder pressure study
Sir my daughter PATIENT a uti patient.puss cells are 10-15 .urine culture is normal. Usg shows overactive bladder she is taking dariff And contiflo.how much time will it take for her treatment with this medicine.
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Urology
y is she taking contiflo icon for overactive bladder
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FAQs

Q. Can I use Neuronox for lower limb spasticity?

Yes, Neuronox is used to treat lower limb spasticity (stiffness or increased muscle tone) in adult patients to decrease the severity of increased muscle tone in ankle and toe.

Q. Can I use Neuronox for cosmetic reasons?

Yes, Neuronox can be used for cosmetic reasons in adults aged 18 years or more. These cosmetic uses may include temporary smoothening of frown lines (wrinkles between the eyebrows), crow's feet lines (wrinkles near the outer corner of the eye), and forehead lines.

Q. How long can I take Neuronox?

The duration will depend upon the condition for which Neuronox is being prescribed for. It is generally given as a one-time injection. The injection can be repeated after 3 months or 6-7 months, as advised by our doctor.

Q. Can Neuronox worsen migraine?

No, in fact Neuronox is used to prevent headaches in adults with chronic migraine. It is especially used in adults who have 15 or more days each month with headache lasting 4 or more hours each day.

Q. How should Neuronox be stored?

Unopened vials should be stored in the refrigerator between 2° to 8°C (36°F to 46°F). They can be stored under this temperature for up to 3 yrs. Use within 24 hours of reconstitution (mixed with a liquid or diluent) and during these 24 hours it should be stored in the refrigerator (2° to 8°C).

Q. How long will it take to see an improvement after receiving Neuronox?

It may vary from person to person and depends on the condition being treated. Generally, the improvement starts appearing within the first two weeks while the maximum clinical benefit is reached approximately six weeks post-injection. Ask your doctor when you can expect to see an improvement, and call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve during the expected time

Q. Is it possible to detect Neuronox in the blood?

No, Neuronox cannot be detected in the peripheral blood following intramuscular injection at the recommended doses.

Q. Can Neuronox be used in overactive bladder?

Yes, Neuronox is used to treat overactive bladder. This refers to a condition in which the bladder muscles contract uncontrollably and cause frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, and inability to control urination. Overactive bladder is more common in people aged 18 years or more and is given when other medications do not work well enough or cannot be given.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before taking Neuronox?

Your doctor must know about all your medical conditions before he prescribes Neuronox to you. Inform your doctor if you have a disease that affects your muscles and nerves (such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis [ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease], myasthenia gravis or Lambert-Eaton syndrome). Let your doctor know if you are allergic to any botulinum toxin product or had any side effect from any botulinum toxin product in the past. Your doctor must know if you have a breathing problem (asthma or emphysema), swallowing problem, bleeding problem, have weak forehead muscles (trouble raising your eyebrows, have drooping eyelids), have any other change in the way your face normally looks, have plans to have surgery, or had surgery on your face. You should tell your doctor if you have symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI) such as pain or burning while urination, frequent urination, or fever and are being treated for inability to stop the urge to urinate or UTI. Also, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

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References

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