- Are Xeomin and Botox the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Botox?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Xeomin?
- What is Botox?
- What is Xeomin?
- What Drugs Interact with Botox?
- What Drugs Interact with Xeomin?
- How Should Botox Be Taken?
- How Should Xeomin Be Taken?
Are Botox and Xeomin the Same Thing?
Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) and Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA) are injectable neuro-toxins used to treat cervical dystonia (severe muscle spasms in the neck), strabismus (crossed eyes), and blepharospasm (eyelid twitching).
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 Are Possible Side Effects of Xeomin?
Common side effects of Xeomin include:
- neck pain
- dry eyes
- tired feeling
- eyelid swelling or bruising
- blinking less than usual
- pain, redness, or swelling where the injection was given
What is Botox?
What is Xeomin?
Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA) is botulinum toxin type A used to treat cervical dystonia (severe spasms in the neck muscles), and also to treat certain eye muscle conditions caused by nerve disorders. This includes uncontrolled blinking or spasm of the eyelids, and a condition in which the eyes do not point in the same direction.
What Drugs Interact With Botox?
What Drugs Interact With Xeomin?
Xeomin may interact with cold or allergy medicines, muscle relaxers, sleeping pills, bronchodilators, bladder or urinary medicines, irritable bowel medicines, blood thinners, or injected antibiotics. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
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Merz Aesthetics. Xeomin Product Monograph.