What are the signs and symptoms of iatrogenic botulism from an overdose of botulinum toxin (Botox)?

Updated: Feb 15, 2019
  • Author: Kirk M Chan-Tack, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Cases of botulism due to Botox overdosage have been reported. Symptoms vary and can include dysphagia, ptosis, and diplopia, as well as more severe presentations of systemic weakness or muscle paralysis. [5]


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