When treating head and neck spasms, the typical dosage of abobotulinumtoxinA is 500 units. When treating frown lines, the recommended amount is 5 injections of 10 units each. The effects of the drug are temporary -- in order to maintain the results, a healthcare provider will typically give an injection every three or four months.
Dosing With AbobotulinumtoxinA: An IntroductionThe dosage of abobotulinumtoxinA (Dysport®) your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- The condition being treated
- How you respond to abobotulinumtoxinA
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may be currently taking.
As always, do not adjust this amount unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.