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When to Avoid Botulinum Toxin Type A

Who Should Not Take Botulinum Toxin Type A?

You should not take botulinum toxin type A if you:
  • Are allergic to botulinum toxin type A, Botox, or any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive components.
  • Have an infection near where the injections will be given.

Precautions and Warnings With Botulinum Toxin Type A: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which botulinum toxin type A should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking the drug. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings with botulinum toxin type A that may apply to you.

Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox Cosmetic)

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