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Does Dieting & Exercise or Adhd Meds Cause Botox to Wear off Quickly?

I had botox done on my forehead and around my eyes. After about 45 days, those wrinkles had come back. I had been dieting and exercising and I use adhd medicine. I was told all of this could have caused an increase in my metabolism which in turn could have caused this. But, now I'm concerned because botox worked great except that. And it is too expensive 4 me to have done every 45 days. Is this correct and if so, what can I do?

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Botulinum Toxin (Dysport and Botox) and ADHD medications or drugs

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I am not aware of a specific interaction with ADHD drugs with Botulinum Toxin (Dysport and Botox) but this is an interesting observation and perhaps warrants further study.


Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Duration of Botox's effect

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Other possibilities for Botox not to last long include an insufficient number of units used in the individual insertion sites. Without injecting new areas, the number of units may be increased and your effect may last longer. Ask this of your doctor and monitor closely the response.

Ronald Shelton, MD
Manhattan Dermatologist
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