Little information has been published regarding the use of Botox® treatments for Raynaud’s, so we were glad to find a useful article on the Warm&Cool.com web site.
It covers such questions as:
- Overall description of how Botox® works for mainstream cosmetic surgery applications.
- Off-label applications for the drug, including treatment of chronic migraines and Raynaud’s.
- Explanation of how Botox® works to block nerve activity to stop vasospasms involved in Raynaud’s attacks.
- How the procedure works, including where surgeons make injections on the hand.
- How long the treatment lasts and potential side effects.
- Listing of clinical studies involving the drug for Raynaud’s patients.
- Criteria for likely candidates for the procedure.
While initial tests are promising, they are limited, and Botox® is not a permanent cure, nor an option for every Raynaud’s sufferer, but it’s good that this level of information is being made available. Here’s a link to the full article: Botox as a Treatment for Raynaud’s
Note: The links below offer additional information on Botox® treatments for Raynaud’s: