FDA Approves BOTOX (OnabotulinumtoxinA) For Lower Limb Spasticity

BOTOX® was first approved for the treatment of upper limb spasticity (ULS), or increased muscle stiffness in the elbow, wrist and fingers, in adults in March 2010. Additional FDA approval was received in April 2015 to expand the BOTOX® label for the treatment of adults with ULS to include the addition of two thumb muscles. It is not known whether BOTOX® is safe or effective to treat increased stiffness in upper limb muscles other than those in the best Botox in Las Vegas elbow, wrist, fingers, and thumb, or to treat increased stiffness in lower limb muscles other than those in the ankle and toes. BOTOX® has not been shown to help people perform task-specific functions with their upper limbs or increase movement in joints that are permanently fixed in position by...