Botox by Allergan is a botulinum type A product that was originally developed to treat muscle neck muscle spasms. Botox gained popularity in the medical community after specialists found that botulinum type A injections have a great effect on the cosmetically appearance of the patient’s skin as the injections cause prevention of the release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine from nerve endings at the neuromuscular junction and by doing so causes flaccid paralysis in the targeted muscle, as a result, the patient may reduce the signs of aging on the skin or reduce the effects of overactive sweat glands.
• Improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows, lateral canthal lines (crow’s feet lines) and/or forehead lines.
• Treatment of severe excessive uncontrollable sweating – (hyperhidrosis)
• Treatment of muscle spasms in neck or eye-lids
• Treatment of bladder dysfunctions in adult patients suffering from sub-cervical spinal cord injury (traumatic or non-traumatic), or multiple sclerosis
• Preventive action against headaches in adults suffering from chronic migraine
• Treatment of wrist and hand disability due to upper limb spasticity and ankle and foot disability due to lower limb spasticity associated with stroke in adults
Following side effects can be noticed within hours/weeks after use of this product;
• Vision problems
• General muscle weakness.
• Sporadic dizziness
• Irregular heart rate
• Breathing problems
• Loss of bladder control
This product is for professionals only!