- Are Aimovig and Botox the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Aimovig?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Botox?
- What Is Aimovig?
- What Is Botox?
- What Drugs Interact with Aimovig?
- What Drugs Interact with Botox?
- How Should Aimovig Be Taken?
- How Should Botox Be Taken?
Are Aimovig and Botox the Same Thing?
What Are Possible Side Effects of Aimovig?
Common side effects of Aimovig include:
What Are Possible Side Effects of Botox?
Common side effects of Botox include:
- allergic reactions,
- neck or back pain,
- muscle stiffness,
- difficulty swallowing,
- shortness of breath,
- stomach pain,
- loss of appetite,
- muscle weakness,
- injection site reactions including
- swelling, or
- sore throat,
- runny nose,
- flu symptoms,
- cold symptoms
- respiratory infections,
- tired feeling,
- dry mouth,
- ringing in your ears,
- increased sweating in areas other than the underarms,
- urinary tract infections,
- burning/painful urination, and
- difficulty urinating
Drooping of the eyelid (ptosis), inflammation of the cornea (keratitis), eye dryness, itchy eyes, double vision, eye irritation, tearing, increased sensitivity to light, reduced blinking, and eyelid swelling or bruising may occur when used for treating blepharospasm.
What Is Aimovig?
Aimovig (erenumab-aooe) Injection is a calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor antagonist indicated for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults.
What Is Botox?
What Drugs Interact With Aimovig?
Aimovig may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
What Drugs Interact With Botox?
How Should Aimovig Be Taken?
The recommended dosage of Aimovig is 70 mg once monthly; some patients may benefit from a dosage of 140 mg once monthly, which is administered as two consecutive subcutaneous injections of 70 mg each.
How Should Botox Be Taken?
Botox is administered by injection and dosing depends on the condition that it is used for.
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