Which medications in the drug class Neuromuscular Blocking Agents, Toxin are used in the treatment of Congenital Nystagmus (Infantile Nystagmus)?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Mark Ventocilla, OD, FAAO; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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Neuromuscular Blocking Agents, Toxin

Agents that produce a state of muscle denervation are helpful.

OnabotulinumtoxinA (BOTOX®)

Used in treatment of nystagmus by injection into specific extraocular muscles and retrobulbar placement within the muscle cone.


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