Below are some of the FDA approved diagnoses for use of Botulinum Toxin:

By being FDA approved that means often this can be covered by insurance once

an authorization is obtained.

1. Chronic Migraine: (headache with features of nausea AND/OR vomiting

OR sensitivity to light or sound, > to 15 headache days in a month – these

days do NOT all have to be associated with migraine and they do not have

to be severe headache days

2. Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating):

3. Cervical Dystonia (Spasmodic Torticollis):

4. Oromandibular Dystonia:

Other uses that are not yet/or may never be FDA approved are for treatment of:

1. Vaginal/Rectal Spasm or pain

2. Back spasm

3. Cosmetics


Dr. Kimberly Sackheim

PHONE: 646-808-3220

FAX: 212-244-6833

8 East 83rd St Suite 1A

New York NY 10028 

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