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All about Botulinum toxin or Botox

All about Botulinum toxin or Botox

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  1. All about Botulinum toxin or Botox Produced by the bacterium Clostridium and similar other species, Botulinum toxin is a neurotoxic protein that is used for treating certain types of eye disorders like strabismus, blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, and torticollis. In some cases, Botulinum toxin is also prescribed for the reduction of the cosmetic appearance of wrinkles. How to take Botulinum toxin? Usage and Dosage This medication is given as an injection by an experienced professional intramuscularly. Since it is also used for treating migraines, sometimes it is also injected into the muscles of the head and neck. If you are getting treated by this drug for excessive sweating, the drug will be given to you intradermally. Depending on the extent of your condition, the doctor will specify the dose. It can be modified according to your body’s response to therapy. Children’s doses are usually decided by analyzing their body weight. The treatment has to be continued until the condition is improved. It usually works by blocking nerve activity in the muscles. Most patients start noticing changes in about 2 weeks, while for some, it takes 3-6 months. The maximum dose that can be administered is Botox 200 unit. Precautionary Measures to be taken while taking Botox Injection

  2. 1.A thorough medical checkup is essential before starting therapy to determine whether you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this drug. 2.After taking Botox toxin injections, you should refrain from applying body deodorant or antiperspirant for at least a day. 3.Similarly, after 30 minutes of taking the Injection, avoid exercising, hot food, and beverages. 4.If you are taking any muscle relaxers, cold or allergy medications, injectable antibiotics, and blood thinners like Jantoven and Coumadin, inform your healthcare professional before starting this treatment. 5.Avoid driving and other hazardous activities right after getting the Botox toxin injections. 6.You are recommended to use special eye drops, ointment, or contact lenses while undergoing therapy. 7.If you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, it would be better to talk to your doctor at first because the ingredients of this medication could be harmful to the fetus. 8.Since there is a chance of the drug getting passed into breastmilk, it is best if you don’t breastfeed while still receiving therapy. 9.Alcoholic beverages must be kept to a minimum. Botulinum Toxin Side Effects •Since Botox is made from donated human plasma, it may contain viruses and other such infectious agents even though the plasma is both treated and appropriately tested so that the risks for contamination are reduced to a minimum. •You can also feel dizziness after getting the Injection. Refrain from engaging yourself in hefty activities. •Redness, bruising, and infections at the injection site are quite common. •Respiratory infections like cold and flu are also frequent in this case. •The patient can also notice symptoms like increased sensitivity to light, dry eyes, blurred vision, muscle weakness, etc. •For migraine patients, there may be neck pain. •Overactive bladder and painful urination are often seen in patients who are receiving this therapy. Although a severe allergic reaction is quite rare, there are still chances. If you face any such symptoms like swollen tongue, rash, severe dizziness, and constant itching, contact your doctor immediately.

  3. Conclusion The price of Botox 100 units is 11900 INR in the Indian market. The Botox toxin price varies in the case of different pharmacies. If you are purchasing in bulk, there are good chances of getting discount offers on Botulinum toxin price. Medical tests suggest that the chances of getting cured by this medication are 70 out of 100. However, it depends on the type of disease and its extent too. Source:-