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Botox warning from FDA

Posted by Rachel Leigh email

(WFLX) - A warning for doctors and patients about potentially deadly risks from the anti-wrinkle drug Botox and similar drugs.

The warning covers unapproved uses aimed at treating muscle spasms.

The Food and Drug Administration says it's received reports of hospitalization and death in children with cerebral palsy taking the drugs.

Botox and competitors will now carry a boxed warning.

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