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Botox Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Botox?

You should not take Botox if you:
  • Are allergic to Botox, onabotulinumtoxinA (previously known as botulinum toxin type A), or any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive components.
  • Have an infection near where the Botox injections will be given.

Botox Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Botox should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking the drug. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Botox warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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