Botox for CP – children deaths?

FDA Warns of Children’s Deaths Linked to Botox

Most of the children were being treated with botulinum toxin products to control limb spasms caused by cerebral palsy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday. The agency hasn’t approved the use of the drugs for such treatment, officials added.

Thanks, OTS Jason, for the link….check it out. OTs frequently work with children who have CP (cerebral palsy), and we need to be aware of the various options available….but also risks associated with those options.

Feb 10, 2008 | Category: Occupational Therapy | Comments: none