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Turning back time with botulinum toxin


Bereznicki, L, Turning back time with botulinum toxin, Australian Pharmacist, 33, (7) pp. 62-65. ISSN 0728-4632 (2014) [Professional, Refereed Article]

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Mrs Johnson is a middle-aged regular customer at your pharmacy. She has noticed increasing sallowness, roughness, and fine wrinkles on her face. She is bothered by these changes and asks your opinion about the use of Botox injections to delay the effects of ageing and improve her appearance.

After reading this article, pharmacists should be able to:

  • Describe the mechanism of action of botulinum toxin
  • Discuss the clinical indications of botulinum toxin
  • Outline the risks and benefits for botulinum toxin in for minimising the appearance of skin ageing.

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Refereed Article
Keywords:botulinum toxin, safety, clinical indications, mechanism of action
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences
Research Field:Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Clinical health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Bereznicki, L (Professor Luke Bereznicki)
ID Code:93366
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2014-07-30
Last Modified:2015-06-09

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