Botulinum toxin

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

  • Trade names:  Botox, Myobloc, Jeuveau, others
  • AHFS/  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, UK: POM (Prescription only), US: ℞-only, EU: Rx-only
  • CAS Number:  93384-43-1 N[]
  • ATC code:  M03AX01 (WHO)
  • DrugBank:  DB00083 N[]
  • ChemSpider:  none
  • UNII:  E211KPY694 Y[], UC95NQ339C
  • KEGG:  D00783, D08957
  • Synonyms:  BoNT, abobotulinumtoxinA, daxibotulinumtoxinA, daxibotulinumtoxinA-lanm, evabotulinumtoxinA, incobotulinumtoxinA, letibotulinumtoxinA, onabotulinumtoxinA, prabotulinumtoxinA, relabotulinumtoxinA, rimabotulinumtoxinB
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo