Botulinum Toxin Type A (Parenteral-Local)
Brand Names : Botox
- Neuromuscular blocking agent, ophthalmic
toxin type A (BOT-yoo-lye-num)
is used to treat certain eye conditions, such as:
Blepharospasm - A condition in which the eyelid will not stay
open, because of a spasm of a muscle of the eye.
Strabismus - A condition in which the eyes do not line up properly.
Botulinum toxin type A is injected into the surrounding muscle or tissue
of the eye, but not into the eye itself. Depending on your condition, more
than one treatment may be required.
This medicine is to be administered only by, or under the immediate supervision
of, your doctor. It is available in the following dosage form:
Injection (U.S. and Canada)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
In Canada -