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What is the trade name for botulinum toxin, available in the Dominican Republic?

DYSPORT and Botox, and others.

Can botulinum toxin application affect other muscles?

NO, local application, the low dose used and its dilution, ensure that the effect is only in the treated area.

Can I exercise after the application?

NO, it is recommended to rest during the first week, and after 15 days you can go back to your normal activities.

Should I gesticulate a lot after the application?

No, you must act in a normal way and try to do the less possible gesture, because the effect begins the third and fifth day.

Can I sunbathe after my application?

It is not recommended.

Can the effect last more than six months?

Usually, depending on the manufacturer, some may take between 6, 8 months and a year of effect.

Does botulinum toxin application have contraindications?

YES, as any procedure. It should be avoided in individuals with neurological disease (myasthenia gravis), known sensibility to the drug, infection or inflammation in the application area, pregnancy, breastfeeding or aminoglycoside antibiotics treatment (gentamicin, neomycin, tobramycin, streptomycin, amikacin, etc.) .

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