Side Effects Of Botox Most Common Side Effects

Botox Side Effects

Side effects that may occur in botox injection application. the most common botox side effects

First of all, Botox is an exotoxin obtained under laboratory conditions from the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum and used in the treatment of facial wrinkles and excessive sweating in aesthetic medicine.

For more information about Botox, you can review our botox topic.

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Side Effects of Botox Injection

Botox has no known permanent side effects for wrinkles. However, it has the following side effects, which are known to be temporary:

Side effects caused by the application of the toxin to the skin with a needle;

  • Stinging, pain and burning at the injection site
  • Edema, erythema at the injection site
  • Subcutaneous hemorrhage-ecchymosis that may last 5-10 days

Side effects that develop depending on the application technique and area:

  • Localized mild transient headache
  • Asymmetry and asymmetrical problems around the mouth
  • Weakness in the muscles

Rare Side Effects:

  • Unwanted muscle movements
  • Mild nausea and vomiting
  • Drowsiness, tiredness, or fainting
  • Dry mouth

More serious side effects that can last longer

  • Eyelid drooping
  • Eyebrow drop
  • Double vision
  • Inability to close the eyelid
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Speech difficulties
  • Blurred vision
  • Urticaria, pruritus, rash or generalized erythema
  • Edema in soft tissue

It is possible to have side effects other than the side effects we have mentioned above. Side effects vary according to the type of botox applied.

You can consult your doctor for definite clear side effects. People are required to inform the doctor who will administer all the drugs they are using, including alternative and non-prescription ones.

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