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Botox/Dysport/Daxxify Treatment Guidelines

Pre-Treatment

  • DO NOT receive treatment if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, allergic to any of the ingredients or have a history of neurological or neuromuscular disorders.
  • STOP USE of blood thinners such as Xarelto, Eliquis, Coumadin/Warfarin for 7 days prior to injection to avoid appointment cancellation
  • 72 hours prior to treatment avoid the following to reduce the risk of bruising/bleeding:
    • Alochol
    • Ibuprofen, Advil, Aleve, Aspirin
    • Supplements such as Vitamins A and E, Ginko, Garlic, Green tea, Flax, Fish oil, and essential fatty acids
  • 4 weeks prior to treatment avoid immunizations including but not limited to Covid-19, Influenza, Shingles, Tdap, and Gardasil
  • Inform your provider if you have a history of cold sores in the treatment area. Antiviral medication will be prescribed and should begin 48 hours prior to treatment.

Day of Treatment

  • Arrive with clean, washed skin without make-up
  • You may experience a mild tenderness, stinging, and redness during and following your injection
  • Update your provider on any changes in skin condition, medical history, supplements, and over the counter medications
  • You cannot be treated if you have active cold sores or herpes simplex open sores within the treatment area

Post-Treatment

  • Avoid lying down for 4 hours post treatment to prevent possible tox migration or movement into a muscle where it doesn’t belong
  • No exercise for 24 hours post treatment
  • No aggressive touching or rubbing the treatment areas for 48 hours
  • It is OK to wash your face gently the evening of treatment
  • You may return to your regular makeup application and skincare products the following day