Botulinum toxin

Botulinum toxin, or botulinum neurotoxin, is a highly potent neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and related species. It prevents the release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine from... Wikipedia

  • Trade names:  Botox, Myobloc, Jeuveau, others
  • AHFS/  abobotulinumtoxinA Monograph, daxibotulinumtoxinA Monograph, incobotulinumtoxinA Monograph, onabotulinumtoxinA Monograph, prabotulinumtoxinA Monograph, rimabotulinumtoxinB Monograph
  • MedlinePlus:  a619021
  • data:  US DailyMed: toxin Botulinum toxin
  • Pregnancy, category:  AU: B3
  • Routes of, administration:  Intramuscular, subcutaneous, intradermal
  • Legal status:  AU: S4 (Prescription only), CA: ℞-only / Schedule D, UK: POM (Prescription only), US: ℞-only, EU: Rx-only
  • CAS Number:  93384-43-1 N[], 93384-43-2
  • ATC code:  M03AX01 (WHO)
  • DrugBank:  DB00083 N[], DB00042
  • ChemSpider:  none
  • UNII:  E211KPY694 Y[], 0Y70779M1F
  • KEGG:  D00783, D08957
  • Synonyms:  BoNT, botox
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo