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Botulinum B Toxin

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Muscle relaxant, peripherally acting

Chemical Name

Botulinum toxin type B

Foreign Names

  • Toxinum botulinicum B (Latin)
  • Botulinum-Toxin Typ B (German)
  • Botulinique toxine type B (French)

Generic Names

  • Botulinum Toxin Type B (OS: JAN)
  • AN 072 (IS)
  • BoNTB (IS)
  • BotB (IS)
  • Botulin B (IS)
  • Botulinumtoxin B (IS)
  • Clostridium botulinum Toxin Typ B (IS)
  • Toxin botulique B (IS)
  • Botulinique toxine type B pour prĂ©paration injectable (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Botulinum Toxin Type B for Injection (PH: BP 2016)
  • Botulinum toxin type B for injection (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Botulinum-Toxin Typ B zur Injektion (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Toxinum botulinicum B ad iniectabile (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Myobloc
    US Worldmeds, United States
  • NerBloc
    Eisai, Japan
  • Neurobloc
    EISAI, Czech Republic; Eisai Farmaceutica, Spain
  • NeuroBloc
    Eisai, Austria; Eisai, Germany; Eisai, Denmark; Eisai, Iceland; Eisai, Poland; Eisai, Sweden; Eisai Ltd., Norway
  • Neuroblocei
    Eisai, Greece


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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