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Botulinum A Toxin

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Muscle relaxant, peripherally acting

Chemical Name

Dried preparation containing purified botulinum neurotoxin type A, which may be present in the form of a complex with haemagglutinins and non-toxic proteins. (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Toxinum botulinicum typum A (Latin)
  • Botulinum-Toxin Typ A (German)
  • Botulinique toxine type A (French)
  • Complejo de toxina tipo A de Clostridium botulinum (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • AbobotulinumtoxinA (OS: USAN)
  • Botulinum Toxin Type A (OS: JAN)
  • IncobotulinumtoxinA (OS: USAN)
  • Onabotulinumtoxin A (OS: USAN)
  • AGN 191622 (IS)
  • Botulinum neurotoxin A (IS)
  • CBTA (IS)
  • Clostridium botulinum Toxin Typ A (IS)
  • CNT52120 (IS)
  • NT 201 (IS)
  • Oculinum (IS)
  • Onaclostox (IS)
  • UNII-E211KPY694 (IS)
  • Botulinique toxine type A pour pr├ęparation injectable (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Botulinum toxin type A for injection (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Botulinum Toxin Type A for Injection (PH: BP 2011)
  • Botulinum-Toxin Typ A zur Injektion (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Toxinum botulinicum typum A ad iniectabile (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Azzalure
    Galderma, Germany; Galderma, Finland; Galderma, France; Galderma, United Kingdom; Galderma, Sweden; Ipsen, Austria; Ipsen, Belgium; Ipsen, Denmark; Ipsen, Italy; Ipsen, Netherlands
  • Bocouture
    Merz, Austria; Merz, Germany; Merz, United Kingdom; Merz, Netherlands; Merz Pharma, France; Merz Pharma Italia, Italy; Orion Pharma, Sweden
  • Botox
    Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey; Allergan, Argentina; Allergan, Austria; Allergan, Australia; Allergan, Belgium; Allergan, Bahrain; Allergan, Canada; Allergan, Switzerland; Allergan, China; Allergan, Colombia; Allergan, Czech Republic; Allergan, Germany; Allergan, Denmark; Allergan, Estonia; Allergan, Spain; Allergan, Finland; Allergan, France; Allergan, United Kingdom; Allergan, Greece; Allergan, Hong Kong; Allergan, Hungary; Allergan, Ireland; Allergan, Israel; Allergan, Iceland; Allergan, Luxembourg; Allergan, Malta; Allergan, Malaysia; Allergan, Netherlands; Allergan, Norway; Allergan, New Zealand; Allergan, Oman; Allergan, Philippines; Allergan, Poland; Allergan, Serbia; Allergan, Russian Federation; Allergan, Sweden; Allergan, Singapore; Allergan, Slovakia; Allergan, Thailand; Allergan, Tunisia; Allergan, Taiwan; Allergan, United States; Allergan, Venezuela; Allergan, South Africa; Allergan Pharmac.-Eir, Italy; Dae Woong, South Korea; Ewopharma, Croatia (Hrvatska); GlaxoSmithKline, Japan; HAEMATO pharm, Austria
  • BTXA (Botulinum Toxin Type A)
    LIBP, Hong Kong
  • Disport
    Ipsen, Georgia
  • Dysport
    Beaufour Ipsen, Hungary; Beaufour Ipsen, Malaysia; Beaufour Ipsen, Serbia; Beaufour Ipsen, Tunisia; Biosint├ętica, Brazil; Future Health Pharma, Switzerland; Galderma, Argentina; Gen, Turkey; Ipsen, Austria; Ipsen, Australia; Ipsen, Belgium; Ipsen, Bulgaria; Ipsen, Germany; Ipsen, Denmark; Ipsen, Estonia; Ipsen, Spain; Ipsen, Finland; Ipsen, France; Ipsen, United Kingdom; Ipsen, Greece; Ipsen, Hong Kong; Ipsen, Ireland; Ipsen, Israel; Ipsen, Italy; Ipsen, Luxembourg; Ipsen, Latvia; Ipsen, Netherlands; Ipsen, Norway; Ipsen, Oman; Ipsen, Poland; Ipsen, Portugal; Ipsen, Russian Federation; Ipsen, Slovenia; Ipsen, Slovakia; Ipsen, Thailand; Ipsen, Taiwan; Ipsen, United States; Ipsen Pharma, Czech Republic; Ipsen Pharma, Lithuania; Nolver, Venezuela; NZMS, New Zealand; Pharmaplan, South Africa
  • Lantox
    Dermacare, Colombia
  • Lanzox
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Neuronox (pediatric)
    Medytox, Georgia
  • Vistabel
    Allergan, Belgium; Allergan, Switzerland; Allergan, Germany; Allergan, Estonia; Allergan, Spain; Allergan, Finland; Allergan, France; Allergan, United Kingdom; Allergan, Greece; Allergan, Hungary; Allergan, Iceland; Allergan, Lithuania; Allergan, Luxembourg; Allergan, Malta; Allergan, Netherlands; Allergan, Romania; Allergan, Slovakia
    Allergan, Sweden
  • Vistabex
    Allergan, Italy
  • Xeomeen
    Darier, Mexico
  • Xeomin
    Desitin, Denmark; Merz, Austria; Merz, Germany; Merz, United Kingdom; Merz, Georgia; Merz, Russian Federation; Merz, United States; Merz Pharma, Spain; Merz Pharma, France; Merz Pharma Italia, Italy; Orion, Finland; Orion Pharma, Sweden

International Drug Name Search


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JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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