Archive for 'Removing Lines and Wrinkles'

Product Information: Xeomin

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Product Information: Xeomin

Launched in the UK in 2008, Xeomin® is the third botulinum toxin type A to be promoted in the UK. Xeomin® claims to be an innovative Botulinum type A formulation, in which the complexing proteins have been removed by an extensive purification process from the botulinum toxin complex. In contrast to the other commercially available preparations, Xeomin® contains the pure 150 kD neurotoxin.

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Product Information: Vistabel

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Product Information: Vistabel

Currently the number one non-surgical aesthetic treatment, Vistabel® is also the leading brand of botulinum toxin type – A in terms of documented clinical trials and practical use around the world.
Vistabel® was the first botulinum toxin to gain a cosmetic licence endorsing its use for glabellar lines and wrinkles. It is approved for this indication in the U.S. and around twelve other countries ...

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Product Information: Neurobloc

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Neurobloc® became available in the U.K. in 2001.

There is limited experience in the use of this type of toxin, and the product does not currently have approval for cosmetic use anywhere in the world.

As a result of this very few U.K. practitioners have any experience in the use of this product for lines and wrinkles.

Generic name

Clostridium botulinum type – B neurotoxin complex

How is it manufactured?

Neurobloc® is made from purified type – B neurotoxin produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum.

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Product Information: Dysport

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Dysport®, botulinum toxin type A, has been available in the U.K. since the early 1990’s and has licences in 67 countries worldwide including the United Kingdom and many European markets. It is manufactured by the French company Ipsen.

The product is licensed for cosmetic use in a number of markets e.g. glabellar (frown) lines in Germany.

It also gained approval for cosmetic use in the UK in early 2009 and is marketed for this indication, ...

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Product Information: Bocouture

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BOCOUTURE®, botulinum toxin type A, has been available in the U.K. since 2008 as the brand name Xeomin®, which is licenced in the UK for blepharospasm and cervical dystonia.

It gained approval for cosmetic use in the UK in July 2010 and is marketed for this indication, with dosing specific to treat glabellar (frown) lines, under the brand name Bocouture®.

Bocouture® claims to be an innovative Botulinum type A formulation, in which the complexing proteins have been ...

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Product Information: Botox

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Product Information: Botox

Currently the number one non-surgical aesthetic treatment, Botox® is also the leading brand of botulinum toxin type – A in terms of documented clinical trials and practical use around the world.
Botox® was the first botulinum toxin to gain a cosmetic licence endorsing its use for glabellar lines and wrinkles. It is approved for this indication in the U.S. and around twelve other countries in the world, and was licenced ...

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Product Information: Azzalure

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Product Information: Azzalure

Azzalure®, botulinum toxin type A, has been available in the U.K. since the early 1990’s as the brand name Dysport®, which has licences for various indications in 67 countries worldwide, including the United Kingdom and many European markets.


It gained approval for cosmetic use in the UK in early 2009 and is marketed for this indication, with dosing specific to treat glabellar (frown) lines, under the brand name Azzalure®.

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