Do you mix Botox (100mg) with any other solution for treatment of hyperhydrosis on the scalp and head?
Is Botox Mixed with Any Other Solution for Hyperhidrosis?
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What is Botox mixed with...
Botox needs to be mixed before administration
botox is ver effective for hyperhydrosis but also consider miradry for under arm sweating. Its FDA approved and long lasting
Botox dilution for hyperhidrosis
Botox comes as a fine white powder in a vial. One has to mix it with sterile saline to get it into injectable, (liquid), form. There are no other recommended liquids for dilution at time of this writing.
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Botox used for increased sweating / hyperhidrosis
No. The only approved diluent for the Botox powder is sterile saline (salt water). If a doctor mixes it with any other product, the effectiveness and safety, and comfort level during the administration can not be assured.
Botox for Hyperhidrosis
Botox is supplied in 100 unit vials. Regardless of its intended injection site Botox is always mixed with sterile saline. The concentration is usually less for Hyperhidrosis than for facial wrinkles.
Mixing Botox for hyperhydrosis
Botox is reconstituted with sterile saline prior to being use for treatment of dynamic facial wrinkles and for treatment of hyperhydrosis of the underarms, scalp, hands and feet. I know of no other solutions recommended for use in the reconstitution of Botox.
Botox is diluted in sterile saline solution to allow for injection. Other than that, it is not mixed with any other solution ( i.e lidocaine, etc..)
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