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Botox can seep beyond area injected

February 28, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Researchers in Canada have come up with some new information about Botox.Botox is commonly used to smooth wrinkles and to relax spastic muscles in cerebral palsy and stroke patients. But new research shows Botox can seep beyond the area it is injected and is harder to control than previously thought.

Researchers say their next step is to figure out how long it takes Botox to move to other areas and determine the ideal dose for safely targeting a specific muscle, while minimizing seepage.


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