Dilution of botulinum toxin A in lidocaine vs. in normal saline for the treatment of primary axillary hyperhidrosis: a double-blind, randomized, comparative preliminary study

Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 02/27/2012

Gulec AT – Botulinum toxin A diluted in lidocaine causes significantly less pain than Botulinum toxin A (BTX–A) diluted in saline, whereas it is is equally effective and safe as the latter one in treating axillary hyperhidrosis. Therefore, the authors suggest that lidocaine–diluted BTX–A may be a better treatment option for the patients with primary axillary hyperhidrosis.

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