Most people think Botox® (onabotulinum toxinA) is a tool for plastic surgeons and not urologists. But the drug is approved by the U.S. FDA for women with overactive bladder symptoms when there’s no apparent neurologic cause.
Treatment for the voice disorder spasmodic dysphonia often involves a combination of vocal therapy and Botox injections, which prevent muscle spasms in the muscles in the larynx.
Not every wrinkle and fold should be treated the same. Learn the difference between Botox and fillers.
Facial cosmetic injections, including dermal fillers and Botox®, are popular plastic surgery options today. If you want fewer lines and wrinkles, but don’t want surgery, they may be right for you.
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Most people think of botulinum toxin A, which is sold under the brand name Botox®, as a wrinkle fighter. However, this drug is much more than a wrinkle-reducer. Botulinum toxin A also has therapeutic uses, some of which might surprise you.
Most people think of Botox® or botulinum toxin A as a wrinkle fighter, a toxin to turn back time. However, it has become important for treating many problems that have nothing to do with looking good — and everything to do with feeling better, especially for jaw pain and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems.
It can happen at the most inconvenient time. You need to pee, and it’s got you running for the bathroom. A strong urge to urinate is the hallmark symptom of overactive bladder (OAB), though you also may struggle with needing to go frequently throughout the day or at night. Find the latest treatment options for this problem.
If your child or teen has chronic headaches that have not responded to other therapies, your doctor or pediatrician may recommend Botox injections. Find out what you need to know about safety and efficacy.
If your overactive bladder medication isn’t working, don’t give up. Find out what other treatments you can explore.
Botox is best known for smoothing away wrinkles. But among its lesser known uses, onabotulinum toxinA can help relieve persistent pelvic pain when other treatments fail.