Long-term efficacy and respective potencies of botulinum toxin A and B: a randomized, double-blind study.

@article{Kranz2011LongtermEA,
  title={Long-term efficacy and respective potencies of botulinum toxin A and B: a randomized, double-blind study.},
  author={Gottfried Kranz and Anna Lisa Paul and Bernhard Voller and Martin Posch and Christian Windischberger and Eduard Auff and Thomas Sycha},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={164 1},
  pages={176-81}
}
BACKGROUND Mouse units (mU) are used for quantification of the biological activity of botulinum A and B toxin preparations. However, in human tissue, mU values between preparations are not equivalent and lack of clarity concerning efficacy and safety remains with regard to their respective potencies, duration of drug effect and diffusion qualities. OBJECTIVES To compare short-term and long-term effects of Botox(®) (BOT; Allergan Inc., Irvine, CA, U.S.A.) and Neurobloc(®)/Myobloc(®) (NBC… CONTINUE READING

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