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BOTULINUM TOXIN - INJECTION BOTULINUM TOXIN - INJECTION BOTULINUM TOXIN - INJECTION BOTULINUM TOXIN - INJECTION

Common Brand Name(s): Botox, Botox Cosmetic Botox, Botox Cosmetic Botox, Botox Cosmetic Botox, Botox Cosmetic
Phonetic Pronunciation: (BOTT-you-lie-num) (BOTT-you-lie-num) (BOTT-you-lie-num) (BOTT-you-lie-num)
Information last revised November 2010 Information last revised November 2010 Information last revised November 2010 Information last revised November 2010

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