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Botulinum Toxin Type A

Indication

Cosmetic procedures
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Brand:

Nice TA:

Commissioning responsibility:

CCG

PbR excluded:

Yes

BNF chapter:
Central nervous system

Background

Botulinum toxin therapy is not routinely available for use within the NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria except for the treatment of pathological conditions by appropriate specialists in cases such as (where locally commissioned):
  • Frey’s syndrome
  • Blepharospasm
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Hyperhidrosis
Botulinum toxin is not available for cosmetic purposes, including the treatment of facial ageing or excessive wrinkles

Recommendation

LSCMMG Recommendation:

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Reason for decision:

Not recommended for prescribing on the NHS in Lancashire & South Cumbria

Supporting documents:

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups

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Last Updated: 01 - Apr - 2018