Botulinum toxin A ‘needs broader subsidy for hyperhidrosis’

Dermatologists made the call after the largest Australian study to date of the treatment for palmar disease
Clare Pain
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Botulinum toxin A appears to be a safe and effective treatment for palmar hyperhidrosis, a group of NSW dermatologists says.

After conducting a retrospective analysis of outcomes of the treatment among 30 patients, the group called for consideration of expanding Medicare funding, which is confined to treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis.