Were you looking for information about Botox? Biotox is a common misspelling of Botox.
, previously known as botulinum toxin type A
) is a medication licensed to treat several conditions, from wrinkles and frown lines to severe underarm sweating. This prescription medication is a type of toxin produced by a certain bacteria, and it works to relax muscles by decreasing the nerve signals that are sent to the muscles. Botox comes in the form of an injection and is injected into the muscles that are causing the problems. A few of the common side effects seen with this medication include headaches
, droopy eyelids, and difficulty swallowing.
(For more information, click Botox. This article offers an overview of how Botox works, dosing tips, and general precautions. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)