Does botulinum toxin type B interact with other medications?

Some medications can increase the risk of side effects when used with botulinum toxin type B (called rimabotulinumtoxinB, brand name Myobloc). These include: allergy and cold medications; muscle relaxants; sleeping pills; bronchodilators; medications for bladder or urinary conditions; and medications for irritable bowel syndrome. Certain antibiotics may also interact with botulinum toxin type B. Check with your doctor or pharmacist about possible reactions with other medications you take. Inform them of all medications, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, supplements and herbs that you are taking.

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