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botulinum toxin type A (Botox)

Advice

in the absence of a submission from the holder of the marketing authorisation

botulinum toxin type A (Botox®) is not recommended for use within NHS Scotland.

Indication under review: focal lower limb spasticity, including the treatment of ankle disability due to lower limb spasticity associated with stroke in adults.

The holder of the marketing authorisation has not made a submission to SMC regarding this product in this indication.  As a result we cannot recommend its use within NHSScotland.

Drug Details

Drug Name: botulinum toxin type A (Botox)
SMC Drug ID: 986/14
Manufacturer: Allergan Ltd
Indication: Focal lower limb spasticity, including the treatment of ankle disability due to lower limb spasticity associated with stroke in adults.
BNF Category:
Submission Type: Non submission
Status: Not Recommended
Date Advice Published: 7 July 2014

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