Headache and Migraine; Migraine headache; Migraine Headaches
Botulinum Toxin; Botulinum Toxin Injections
The pain of a migraine headache is often described as an intense pulsing or throbbing pain in one area of the head. It is often accompanied by extreme sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, and vomiting. Migraine is three times more common in women than in men. Some individuals can predict the onset of a migraine because it is preceded by an "aura," visual disturbances that appear as flashing lights, zig-zag lines or a temporary loss of vision. People with migraine tend to have recurring attack...
Botulin toxin or botox is the toxic compound produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It is an enzyme that breaks down one of the fusion proteins that allow neurons to release acetylcholine at a neuromuscular junction. By interfering with nerve impulses in this way, it causes paralysis of muscles in botulism.
Migraine as related to Botox
- FDA Approves Botox to Treat Chronic Migraines - WebMD
Botox -- famous for smoothing out wrinkles on the face -- has been approved by the FDA to treat chronic migraine headaches in adults.
- Does Botox Help Treat Chronic Migraine? - Healthline
In 2010, the FDA approved Botox as a treatment for chronic migraine. Get more information about how and why it can help with this migraine subtype.
- BOTOX® For Chronic Migraine | BOTOX® Chronic Migraine
Learn about BOTOX® (onabotulinumtoxinA) for adults with Chronic Migraine. Read more about full safety and product information, including boxed warning.
- Botox for migraine prevention
Botox received FDA approval for the treatment of chronic migraine in October 2010. Botox is an injectable form of botulinum toxin called onabotulinumtoxin A.
- Botox - The Migraine Trust
Botox (Botulinum toxin) is a treatment option for adults with chronic migraine
- Botox Side Effects Center - RxList
Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) is an injectable neuro-toxin used for the treatment of chronic migraines, limb spasticity, axillary hyperhidrosis, cervical dystonia ...
- Botox User Reviews for Migraine Prevention at Drugs.com
Reviews and ratings for botox when used in the treatment of migraine prevention. 57 reviews submitted.