- Temporarily improve the appearance of wrinkles between the eyebrows (frown lines) and crow's feet
- Relieve neck pain and abnormal head position associated with cervical dystonia (a certain kind of muscle spasms of the head and neck)
- Treat severe underarm sweating that has not responded to other treatments
- Treat eyelid twitching or spasms (known medically as blepharospasm)
- Treat misaligned eyes, such as crossed eyes (known medically as strabismus)
- Prevent chronic migraines
- Treat upper limb spasticity
- Treat leakage of urine (urinary incontinence) in adults with overactive bladder due to neurologic disease, such as multiple sclerosis or a spinal cord injury
- Treat overactive bladder symptoms in people who have found other overactive bladder medications ineffective or intolerable.
The generic name for Botox was changed from "botulinum type A" to "onabotulinumtoxinA" to help prevent confusion and mix-ups between Botox and other similar botulinum type A products.
Who Makes It?
Botox is made by Allergan Pharmaceuticals.