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General Information on Incobotulinumtoxina

Generic Name : Incobotulinumtoxina

Pronunciation : IN-koe-BOT-ue-LYE-num-TOX-in-AY

Latest prescription information about Incobotulinumtoxina. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Neuromuscular Blocking Agents

Trade Names/Brand Names of Incobotulinumtoxina

International- Xeomin.

Why is Incobotulinumtoxina Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a neurotoxin, prescribed for patients with cervical dystonia to decrease the severity of abnormal head position and neck pain. It blocks nerve impulses to the muscles.

When should Incobotulinumtoxina not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in the presence of infection at the proposed injection site and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Incobotulinumtoxina?

The recommended initial total dose is 120 Units.

How should Incobotulinumtoxina be taken?

It comes as a powder for injection (diluted with fluid), to be administered by a healthcare provider into the large muscle.

What are the warnings and precautions for Incobotulinumtoxina?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of nerve disease, muscle problems, bleeding problems, severe weakness, wasting of the muscles at the injection site, breathing problems, skin infection, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness, loss of strength, weakness, or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Avoid excess dosage.

Do not switch brands of IncobotulinumtoxinA or switch it with other botulinum toxin products.

What are the side effects of Incobotulinumtoxina?

   Musculoskeletal : Neck pain, muscle weakness, muscle and joint pain.
   Eye : Drooping of eyelid, dry eye, visual impairment.
   Gastrointestinal : Dry mouth, diarrhea, and difficulty in swallowing.
   Infections : Respiratory tract infection.
   Central Nervous system : Headache.
   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing.

What are the other precautions for Incobotulinumtoxina?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Incobotulinumtoxina?

Store the medication as directed by your physician.

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