NeuroBloc 5000 U/ml solution for injection works by reducing or stopping muscle contractions. It contains the active ingredient Botulinum Toxin Type B
NeuroBloc is used to treat an illness called cervical dystonia (torticollis). This is where you have contractions of your neck or shoulder muscles that you cannot control.
NeuroBloc 5000 U/ml You must not be given NeuroBloc 5000 U/ml
if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Botulinum Toxin Type B or any of the other ingredients ofNeuroBloc (
if you have other problems with your nerves or muscles, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis(Lou Gehrig's disease), peripheral neuropathy, myasthenia gravis or Lambert-Eaton syndrome (muscle weakness or numbness or pain)
You must not be given NeuroBloc if any of the above applies to you. If you are not sure talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
NeuroBloc 5000 U/ml Take special care withNeuroBloc
Check with your doctor or pharmacist before you are given NeuroBloc:
if you have a bleeding problem such as haemophilia
if you have lung problems
if you have difficulty swallowing. This is because swallowing problems could make you breathefood or liquids into your lungs, which could then cause very serious pneumonia
Use in children
NeuroBloc 5000 U/ml is not to be used in children aged 0-18 years.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. This is because NeuroBloc can affect the way some medicines work and other medicines can also affect the way NeuroBloc works.
In particular, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any of the following medicines:
aminoglycoside antibiotics for an infection
medicines to stop blood clotting, such as warfarin
If you are not sure if any of the above applies to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before you are given NeuroBloc.
Before having an operation
If you are going to have an operation, please tell your doctor that you have been given NeuroBloc. This is because NeuroBloc can affect the medicines you may be given before a general anaesthetic.
Pregnancy and breast feeding
you will not normally be given NeuroBloc if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. This is because it is not known how NeuroBloc affects patients who are pregnant and it is not known if NeuroBloc passes into a nursing mother?s breast milk
ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding
Driving and using machines
You may have muscle weakness or eye problems such as blurred vision or eyelid drooping after being given NeuroBloc. If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machines.
Important information about some of the ingredients of NeuroBloc
NeuroBloc contains less than 1 mmol sodium (23 mg) per 10,000 units of NeuroBloc