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Side Effects of IncobotulinumtoxinA

Some of the most commonly reported reactions to incobotulinumtoxinA include droopy eyelids, infections, and difficulty swallowing. Although these are common reactions, they can also lead to serious complications. If you are receiving incobotulinumtoxinA injections, make sure to review which side effects of this drug are potentially serious and require immediate medical care.

An Introduction to Side Effects of IncobotulinumtoxinA

Just like any medicine, incobotulinumtoxinA (Xeomin®) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who receives the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with incobotulinumtoxinA. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

IncobotulinumtoxinA Side Effects to Report

Some side effects of incobotulinumtoxinA are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Signs of spreading of the toxin effect (a condition known as botulism), such as:
    • Muscle weakness all over the body
    • Double vision
    • Blurred vision
    • Droopy eyelids
    • Voice changes
    • Speech problems
    • Loss of bladder control
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Difficulty swallowing
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing.
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