CME ARTICLE: PDF OnlyHarnessing a Poison to Manage Pain: The Role of Botulinum ToxinGevirtz, Clifford MD, MPH Author Information Dr. Gevirtz is Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and Chief of Anesthesiology, Bronx VA Medical Center, 130 West Kingsbridge Road 2E-22, Bronx, NY 10468; E-mail:[email protected]. Dr. Gevirtz has disclosed that he has no signficant relationships with or financial interests any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Dr. Gevirtz has disclosed that the use of botulinum toxin has not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of pain conditions as discussed in this article. Topics in Pain Management 19(1):p 1-5, August 2003. Buy Abstract Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: Enumerate the indications and contraindications for the use of botulinum toxin A and botulinum toxin B. Describe the possible complications from botulinum toxin A and botulinum toxin B use. Copyright © 2003 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.