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IncobotulinumtoxinA Dosage

Before prescribing a specific dosage of incobotulinumtoxinA, your healthcare provider will take into consideration the condition being treated, other medical conditions you have, and other medications you are taking. This medication comes as an injection that is given directly into the muscles that are causing the problems. This drug's effects are not permanent; you will need to receive injections periodically to maintain the beneficial effects.

An Introduction to Your Dosage of IncobotulinumtoxinA

The dose of incobotulinumtoxinA (Xeomin®) your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • The condition being treated
  • How you respond to incobotulinumtoxinA
  • Other medical conditions you have
  • Other medications you are taking.
As always, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.

IncobotulinumtoxinA Dosing Guidelines for Head and Neck Spasms

The starting recommended dose of incobotulinumtoxinA for treating head and neck spasms (known medically as cervical dystonia) is 120 units divided among the affected muscles. In studies, higher doses did not prove to be more effective. Your future dosages, which can be given as frequently as every 12 weeks, will be determined based on your response to the initial dosage.

IncobotulinumtoxinA Dose for Wrinkles

IncobotulinumtoxinA is approved to treat "frown lines" between the eyebrows. The recommended dose to treat these types of wrinkles is 20 units of the drug, given as 4 injections of 4 units each, in specific areas above and between the eyebrows. Doses may be repeated as often as every 12 weeks.
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IncobotulinumtoxinA Drug Information

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