XEOMIN® FAQ

How do I know Xeomin® is right for me?

If you are an adult with moderate to severe glabellar frown lines, XEOMIN® may be right for you. Talk to your doctor to discuss the benefits and risks of treatment.

What to prepare before your treatment?

The big events in your life require their fair share of prep-work. Come to your consultation prepared. Discuss your goals and what you wish to achieve with your physician. You should be well-informed about the product and treatment you will be treated on and what results to expect.

What to expect after your treatment?

You may begin to notice results within 2-3 days for moderate to severe frown lines, with results lasting up to 4 months. Full results may take up to 30 days1. The results should make you look younger, fresher, and have an improved sense of self-confidence. You should be able to return to your daily activities immediately after the procedure. Sometimes a need for a touch-up treatment is required to achieve an optimal result, discuss with your physician about a follow-up visit.

Will I look plastic or overdone?

Discuss your desired results for the treatment of glabellar frown lines with your qualified medical professional. You want to talk through every concern you have, until you feel comfortable. Experienced and fully-trained physicians will be able to administer XEOMIN® to produce natural results for you.

What are the most common side effect of XEOMIN®?

XEOMIN® may cause serious side effects, including allergic reactions. Symptoms of an allergic reaction to XEOMIN® may include: itching, rash, redness, swelling, wheezing, asthma symptoms, or dizziness or feeling faint. Tell your doctor or seek medical help right away if you have wheezing, experience other asthma symptoms, or if you become dizzy or faint. In clinical trials of XEOMIN® for the treatment of frown lines between the eyebrows, headache was the most common side effect. XEOMIN® may cause loss of strength or general muscle weakness, blurred vision, or drooping eyelids within hours to weeks of taking XEOMIN®. If this happens, do not drive a car, operate machinery, or do other dangerous activities.Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not subside. These are not all of the possible side effects of XEOMIN®. For more information, see accompanying Important Safety Information, Medication Guide, and Full Prescribing Information, or ask your doctor. *Source: https://www.xeominaesthetic.com/faq accessed 30 November 2017

What are the precautions after the treatment?

After treatment, you can use cosmetics or skincare products as usual, but avoid excessive rubbing or pressing on the treatment area. After treatment, you can do body exercises and resume daily activities as usual, but you should avoid leaning heavily and avoid drinking within 24 hours. Facial treatment, massage and steam baths should not be performed within a week.

* Impurities refer to the presence of complexing proteins, inactive neurotoxin, flagellin and bacterial DNA contaminants. 3,4

+ Pure refers to the absence of complexing proteins, inactive neurotoxin, flagellin and bacterial DNA contaminants. 3,4

1. Rappl T, et al. Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2013 Sep 24;6:211-19.

2. XEOMIN® Approved Product Information. July 2014.9

3. Park JY et al. Neurotoxin impurities: A Review of threats to Efficacy. Plast Recontr Surg Glob Open. 2020;8(1):e2627

4. Kerscher M, et al. IncobotulinumtoxinA : A Highly Purified and Precisely Manufactured Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A. J Drugs Dermatol. 2019 Jan 1;18(1):52-57

 

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