I first had dysport injection on forehead and glabellar area on Sept. 15. It was done in two doses because it was the first time I've ever had Dysport (I've never used Botox either). The second dose was on Oct 6 and have noticed that I've developed a little cough that has not gone away. Is this one of the side effects?
Is a Slight Persisent Little Cough a Side Effect After Using Dysport?
Doctor Answers (8)
Post Dysport Side Effects
Thank you for your question. Sometimes people can have flu-like symptoms with Botox or Dysport. If your cough has not subsided with or if your symptoms worsen, I would seek medical attention with your primary care physician. It may not be related to the injections and you may have contracted a virus which your primary doctor can evaluate. Be certain to be under the supervision of a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon with expertise in injectables for the safest and most effective treatments. I hope this helps.
Side Effects of Dysport
Dysport and coughing
The good news is that this is probably just a coincidence that the cough developed shortly after your second round of Dysport and not a result of having Dysport injected. Local reactions such as redness, some swelling, bruising or headache are fairly common but we have not had any patients report any coughing. If your cough persists, you may consider going to your internist or family practice physician to have it checked out. Hang in there.
Dr. Grant Stevens
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Dysport Side Effects
Hi Maria. We have never heard of nor experienced a cough as a side effect of Dysport injections. It's very likely that the two are unrelated. The most common side effects for Dysport are below.
Headache, injection site pain, injection site redness/reaction, upper respiratory tract infection, eyelid ptosis (sagging) and nausea.
Cough and Dysport
There is no relationship between your recent Dysport treatment and the onset of a cough. The cough is likely viral in origin, which is entirely normal this time of year in South Florida
Cough and dysport
I have never heard of or seen such an effect from Dysport. If your cough does not go away, see your family doctor or internist.
Cough after Dysport
I have never encountered this side-effect and do not feel it is related to your injections. You should feel comfortable that you will look good while your cough goes away!
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