Five vials of botulism toxin, marketed as BoTox, m

Made:
1998

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A vial of botulism toxin, marketed as BoTox, made by Allegan Ltd, in 1998. The toxin is used therapeutically for muscle
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A vial of botulism toxin, marketed as BoTox, made by Allegan Ltd, in 1998. The toxin is used therapeutically for muscle
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Five vials of botulism toxin, marketed as BoTox, made by Allegan Ltd, in 1998. The toxin is used therapeutically for muscle contraction disorders such as writer's cramp. It is also alleged to have anti-wrinkle properties for use in cosmetic surgery.

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Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
2000-877
type:
botulism toxin
credit:
Allergan Limited

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