We’ve all heard of Botox, responsible for generations of smooth foreheads in Hollywood. But Botox has also brought relief to many people who suffer from chronic medical conditions. In 2010, Botox was approved for use with chronic migraine, and many patients are reporting success. Botox is only FDA-approved for chronic migraines, which means headache on 15 or more days a month. Botox is not recommended for patients who experience fewer than 15 headache days a month.
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Botox is injected around pain fibers that are involved in headaches. Botox enters the nerve endings around where it is injected and blocks the release of chemicals involved in pain transmission. This prevents activation of pain networks in the brain. Botox prevents migraine headaches before they start, but takes time to work.
The FDA approves the use of Botox to treat chronic migraine in adults who are age 18 or over. Botox is considered an “off-label” treatment if it’s used for children or adolescents. This means that a doctor can prescribe it, but insurance companies might not pay for it.
Injection site pain, drooping eyelids, and muscular weakness was reported in 2.1 percent of people. In general, these side effects are simply the effect of injecting a foreign substance into your body. They typically go away after a day or two. Mild side effects of these Botox injections can include: drooping eyelids. headache. muscle stiffness, spasms, or weakness near Botox injection sites.