Neuronox 100IU Injection

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

Introduction

Neuronox 100IU Injection is used in the treatment of overactive bladder, cervical dystonia, muscle spasm, and to prevent migraine. It treats muscle stiffness in the 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, and headache. It may also cause injection site reactions such as redness, pain, and swelling in some people. 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

Benefits of Neuronox Injection

In Overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms

Neuronox 100IU Injection helps to treat uncontrollable contractions (spasms) of the bladder muscles that causes frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, and inability to control passing of urine. It also relieves painful, or frequent urination and reduces urgency to urinate that may occur with some infections of the urinary tract. This way it helps manage the overactive bladder symptoms efficiently.

In Prevention of Migraine

Neuronox 100IU Injection prevents abnormal activity of muscles that triggers migraines. It is a very effective medicine for preventing migraine attacks, however, it does not treat an attack that has already started. By preventing and reducing the frequency migraine attacks, the medicine can help you carry out your daily activities and improve your quality of life.

In Cervical Dystonia

Cervical Dystonia is a painful condition in which your neck muscles contract uncontrollably, causing your head to twist or turn to one side. Cervical dystonia can also cause your head to uncontrollably tilt forward or backward. Neuronox 100IU Injection helps stop these abnormal contractions of neck muscles and improves your condition. However, it should be given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully while on treatment with Neuronox 100IU Injection.

In Muscle spasm

Neuronox 100IU Injection stops the abnormal muscle contractions called spasms by stopping the release of a chemical which acts between the nerves and muscles that causes muscle contraction. This helps to reduce the spasms and provides relief. In this way, it enhances the quality of life. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered.

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
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

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.
Breast feeding
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
Therapeutic Class
VACCINES
Action Class
Acetyl choline release inhibitor

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 100IU Injection for lower limb spasticity?

Yes, Neuronox 100IU Injection 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 100IU Injection for cosmetic reasons?

Yes, Neuronox 100IU Injection 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 100IU Injection?

The duration will depend upon the condition for which Neuronox 100IU Injection 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 100IU Injection worsen migraine?

No, in fact Neuronox 100IU Injection 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 100IU Injection 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 100IU Injection?

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 100IU Injection in the blood?

No, Neuronox 100IU Injection cannot be detected in the peripheral blood following intramuscular injection at the recommended doses.

Q. Can Neuronox 100IU Injection be used in overactive bladder?

Yes, Neuronox 100IU Injection 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 100IU Injection?

Your doctor must know about all your medical conditions before he prescribes Neuronox 100IU Injection 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

  1. Mayo Clinic. OnabotulinumtoxinA. [Accessed 06 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Onabotulinumtoxin A. Irvine, California: Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland; 1989 [revised 2011]. [Accessed 06 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Expires on or after: December, 2021

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