Important to have wrinkle injections by a Doctor-Other drugs will affect Botox?
Wrinkle injections are used to temporarily lessen the appearance of facial wrinkles.One of the first questions posed by patients is the cost of wrinkle injections.It should not be the most important factor. Ultimately it is the results that are most important. You are having a doctor performing a procedure on you that will alter your appearance for many months.
Women with curved brows need a little extra Botox® or perhaps Dysport® to avoid flattening the eyebrow.
Other medications such as cold or allergy medicine, muscle relaxers, sleeping pills, bronchodilators, bladder or urinary medicines, and irritable bowel medicines can increase some of the side effects of Botox. Tell your doctor if you regularly use any of these medications.
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
- an injected antibiotic such as amikacin (Amikin), gentamicin (Garamycin), kanamycin (Kantrex), neomycin (Mycifradin, Neo-Fradin, Neo-Tab), paromomycin (Humatin, Paromycin), streptomycin, tobramycin (Nebcin, Tobi).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with Botox. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
The product is a natural purified protein. The product is restricted to use by medical practitioners and as such the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) restricts the promotional use of the product name in Australia (Section 42DL (1) (f) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989).
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