A review of onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox).

Z. Paul Lorenc, Jeffrey M. Kenkel, Steven Fagien, Haideh Hirmand, Mark S. Nestor, Anthony P. Sclafani, Jonathan M Sykes, Heidi A. Waldorf

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OnabotulinumtoxinA was introduced to the US market in 2002 as the first botulinum toxin type A (BoNTA) approved for facial aesthetics. This article provides an overview of onabotulinumtoxinA's uses and indications as well as safety and efficacy data. As with other BoNTA products, onabotulinumtoxinA is generally well tolerated. Consideration is also given to clinical applications of the product. Information on handling, storage, and dosing is provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAesthetic surgery journal / the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic surgery
Issue number1 Suppl
StatePublished - Mar 2013
Externally publishedYes


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Lorenc, Z. P., Kenkel, J. M., Fagien, S., Hirmand, H., Nestor, M. S., Sclafani, A. P., Sykes, J. M., & Waldorf, H. A. (2013). A review of onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox). Aesthetic surgery journal / the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic surgery, 33(1 Suppl). https://doi.org/10.1177/1090820X12474629