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PurTox: A Redefined Botox

Purtox Injections

PurTox is a new brand of non-surgical, cosmetic treatment for facial wrinkles, folds, and creases. It has yet to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but is expected to be available in late 2012. It is administered by injection, and will be approved based on use for the glabellar region, or treating frown lines, although the off-label …

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Dysport (Reloxin): What Is It And How Does It Differ From BOTOX?

Dysport Injections

DySport was originally developed and manufactured in Ireland, and licensed in the 1990’s, as a therapeutic treatment, for neuromuscular disorders such as cervical dystonia, or severe muscle spasms of the neck. Manufactured by Ipsen and Medicis, Dysport (formerly named Reloxin), was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2009. It is made of abobotulinumtoxinA, the same …

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Botox: A Quick Injection To Smooth Facial Lines And Wrinkles

Botox is a brand name for a form of botulinum toxin type A, also known as onabotulinumtoxinA. Botulinum toxin type A is made by a bacterium that causes food poisoning, or botulism. If injections of a toxin into your body makes you nervous, you are not alone. While small doses of Botox act as a muscle relaxant, and can be …

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