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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botulinum_toxin

Botulinum toxin (BTX) is a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and related species. It prevents the release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine from axon endings at the neuromuscular junction and thus causes flaccid paralysis. Infection with the bacterium causes the disease botulism. .... With proper treatment, the case fatality rate for botulinum poisoning can be ...

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Nov 27, 2011 ... After Botulinum poisoning the head and neck are the initial starting point and the symptoms include double vision, difficulty in seeing with ...

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Find a comprehensive guide to possible side effects including common and rare side effects when taking Botox (Botulinum Toxin Type A) for healthcare ...

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Apr 30, 2009 ... The signs and symptoms of distant spread and botulism poisoning in Botox users are many, including unexplained sudden loss of strength or ...

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Sep 17, 2011 ... Botox is the brand name in the United States of a form of bacterial poison called botulinum toxin type A. This substance causes botulism, ...

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May 24, 2017 ... Read about outbreaks of botulism poisoning, causes (Clostridium ... The use of Botox to treat glabellar lines (wrinkles and frown lines) was ...

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Nov 29, 2016 ... Botox injections — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this ... to other parts of the body and cause botulism-like signs and symptoms.

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BOTOX and BOTOX Cosmetic may cause serious side effects that can be life ... with swallowing or breathing after treatment with BOTOX or BOTOX Cosmetic.

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Includes Botox side effects, warnings, interactions and indications. ... Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.