Botox & Jeuveau

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What is Botox?

Botox, short for botulinum toxin, is a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. In medicine, it is used therapeutically to treat various muscular conditions and cosmetically to reduce the appearance of wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing muscles.

In cosmetic applications, Botox is injected into specific muscles of the face to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, particularly those caused by repetitive muscle movements, such as frowning or squinting. By temporarily relaxing these muscles, Botox can smooth out wrinkles and give the face a more youthful and refreshed appearance.

Botox injections are minimally invasive and typically performed in a clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, such as a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. The effects of Botox usually become noticeable within a few days to a week after treatment and can last for several months, at which point the injections may need to be repeated to maintain the desired results.

While Botox is widely known for its cosmetic use, it also has therapeutic applications, such as treating muscle spasms, chronic migraines, excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), and certain neurological disorders.

It's essential to consult with a qualified healthcare professional to determine if Botox is suitable for your specific concerns and to ensure safe and effective treatment.

What is JEUVEAU? 

Botox & JEUVEAU is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used in adults for a short period of time (temporary) to improve the look of moderate to severe wrinkles. 

Do not receive Botox or JEUVEAU if you: 

• are allergic to Botox/JEUVEAU or any of the ingredients in. 

• had an allergic reaction to any other botulinum toxin product such as rimabotulinumtoxinB (MYOBLOC), onabotulinumtoxinA (BOTOX, BOTOX COSMETIC), abobotulinumtoxinA (DYSPORT), or incobotulinumtoxinA (XEOMIN).

 • have a skin infection at the planned injection site.

Before receiving JEUVEAU, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:

 • have a disease that affects your muscles and nerves (such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis [ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease], Myasthenia gravis or Lambert-Easton syndrome). See “What is the most important information I should know about JEUVEAU?”

 • had any side effect from any botulinum toxin product in the past

 • have or have had a breathing problem, such as asthma or emphysema • have or have had swallowing problems • have or have had bleeding problems

 • have or have had heart problems 

• have plans to have surgery 

• have weakness of your forehead muscles, such as trouble raising your eyebrows

 • have drooping eyelids 

• have had surgery on your face 

• have had dry eye with use of botulinum toxin products in the past