August 03, 2010

FDA Potentially to Approve Botox for Migraines

As reported in MSNBC today, FDA regulators seem inclined to approve Allergan Inc's wrinkle drug Botox to prevent migraine headaches in millions of Americans, industry analysts said, based on information the drugmaker released on Monday.

That would be great news for current patients of mine who receive botox for migraines. However, once FDA has approved botox for migraines, it may take awhile before it becomes an insurance "covered" procedure.

Read the MSNBC article here.

Read more about botox here.

Dr. Chang provides botox injections for migraine headaches, TMJ, spasmodic dysphonia, torticollis, and other head and neck spastic disorders.
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Fauquier ENT

Dr. Christopher Chang is a private practice otolaryngology, head & neck surgeon specializing in the treatment of problems related to the ear, nose, and throat. Located in Warrenton, VA about 45 minutes west of Washington DC, he also provides inhalant allergy testing/treatment, hearing tests, and dispenses hearing aids.

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