How does Dysport compare to Botox in relieving pain and controlling muscle contractions in general?
Is Dysport Having Good Results for Cervical Dystonia?
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Dysport for neck muscle disorders
Dysport was approved by the FDA for both cosmetic treatment of glabellar (between the eyebrows) lines and neck dystonia.
Dysport for Cervical Dystonia
Dysport is actually FDA approved to treat the abnormal head position and neck pain that happens with cervical dystonia in adults. See their website below to read about it. However, I'd suggest you see an experienced physician who knows a great deal about these specific injections, as the technique and injection sites are very different than those for cosmetic purposes.
Dysport clinically equivalent to Botox
Dysport and Botox are clinically equivalent. If Botox works for you, then Dysport should.
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Dysport for cervical dystonia
to the best of my knowledge, it has not been FDA approved for that use, but can be used for that in an off-label manner and should work as well as the Botox when using equivalent doses.