Botulinum Toxin Type A
Hyperhidrosis due to social anxiety disorder
All brands within licensed indications only
CG159 (Do not Do)
Do not offer botulinum toxin to treat hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) in people with social anxiety disorder. This is because there is no good-quality evidence showing benefit from botulinum toxin in the treatment of social anxiety disorder and it may be harmful.
Reason for decision:
Not recommended for prescribing on the NHS in Lancashire & South Cumbria