What is Liztox® / Hutox® Muscle Relaxant?
Liztox® / Hutox® is a popular South Korean Clostridium Botulinum Toxin Type A 100IU that helps diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles by inhibiting muscle contractions. It is KFDA-approved and has gained popularity in South Korea as an alternative to Innotox. Liztox® is an innovative myorelaxant from the largest South Korean pharmaceutical concern, Huons Global Co., Ltd. The type A botulinum toxin in the product composition provides effective skin flattering through the smoothing of middle-to-deep wrinkles. The high degree of product.
Liztox is a highly purified Clostridium botulinum toxin type A for correction and preventive care of mimic wrinkles. Due to inhibition of signaling between muscles and motor nerves, the product acts as a myorelaxant and is used for the control of dynamic wrinkles. The leveling effect of Liztox is reached by the correction of both, small and deep wrinkles. Applying regularly, the product effectively prevents the formation of new folds. In addition, Liztox may be used for the treatment of increased diaphoresis via injections at the perspiratory gland localization (palms, axillas, footsteps). The apparent benefit is the local effect of the drug at the injection area that allows to correct cosmetical defects or provide treatment (at hyperhidrosis) pointwise, without any side effects on the whole body.
Liztox®, also known as Hutox®, comes in a fine powder containing 100 units of Botulinum toxin type A, that needs to be diluted with 0.9% Saline. It is injected into the muscle to effectively reduce muscle contractions. This helps decrease the look of movement wrinkles and fine lines and helps prevent further wrinkle formation. It is most commonly used for forehead wrinkles, wrinkles between the eyes, and crow’s feet. Results can be seen after 5~14 days and can last up to 4 months.
Main benefits of Liztox®
- Targets wrinkles on the forehead, around the eyes, between the eyebrows: Helps reduce the appearance of frown lines and crow’s feet by inhibiting muscle movements.
- Safe and effective Botulinum toxin: Safe toxin with minimal side effects that have been approved by the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety.
How to use Liztox® / Hutox® Muscle Relaxant
Administration methods of the 100 units of Liztox® / Hutox® are as follows: Using a 30-gauge needle, inject 0.1mL of this medicine into two areas of each corrugator muscle and one area of the procedure muscle (in a total of five areas), and inject a total of 20 U. For detailed administration methods, please refer to the dosage regimen in the attached document. Any vials of this drug that have passed its expiration date, or any supplies that have come into direct contact with it, should be disposed of as medical waste. If you need to deactivate the toxin (e.g. spillage), use diluted hypochlorite (0.5 or 1%) before disposing of it as medical waste.
Strengths of Liztox®:
- The high degree of product purification (99.8%)
- Botulinum Toxin of the product is metabolized very fast by the organism so the effect becomes visible even after 3-7 days after the procedure
- The product is safe and has minimal side effects
- Using the micro-papula technique, the product may be applied for the correction of thin wrinkles in the lips area
Scope of Liztox®:
- Correction of mimic wrinkles on the forehead, in the inter-row area, and neckline
- Hyperhidrosis treatment
- Recovery of the smooth skin surface
- Correction of blepharospasm
We recommend the way of mixing saline like below:
- Botulinum 200units – 5ml of saline
- Botulinum 100units – 2.5ml of saline
- Botulinum 50units – 1.25ml of saline
How to store Liztox® / Hutox® Muscle Relaxant
Since 100 units of Liztox® / Hutox® are managed and administered by medical professionals, it is unlikely that you will keep 100 units of Liztox® / Hutox® directly. However, 100 units of Liztox® / Hutox® should be kept in the conditions below, and for your knowledge, the following information is provided. Keep this medicine out of reach of the child’s sight. Do not use this medicine after the date specified in the expiration date indicated on the external box and the vial label. Store vials in a refrigerator of 2 to 8°C until used. Use sterile physiological saline without preservatives to dissolve this freeze-dried drug. If the diluent cannot be put into the vial in a vacuum, the vial must be discarded. Use the dissolved medicine immediately. If not used immediately, the user is responsible for the time and conditions of storing the solution during use and generally should not exceed 2 to 8°C for more than 24 hours. Do not freeze the dissolved medicine. When used put an appropriate amount of saline (0.9% sodium chloride).