Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Do not offer botulinum toxin to treat hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) in people with social anxiety disorder. This is because there is no good-quality evidence showing benefit from botulinum toxin in the treatment of social anxiety disorder and it may be harmful.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Do not offer botulinum toxin to treat hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) in people with social anxiety disorder. This is because there is no good-quality evidence showing benefit from botulinum toxin in the treatment of social anxiety disorder and it may be harmful.
Interventions:
Botulinum toxin

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Social Anxiety Disorder (CG159)
Published date:
May 2013
Paragraph number:
1.6.5
Page number:
31

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