This is usually not a direct result of the Botox injection. It is likely from the anxiety of getting a "shot" or a vaso-vagal reaction. If it went away after a few minutes- this is likely what happened.
I Had Botox Injections on my Forhead but Felt Dizzy After, is This Normal?
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Dizziness After Botox
Cold botox may be the culprit
Botox needs to be refrigerated to keep its potency. It is conceivable that if it was still cold while injected it might produce the dizziness you described.
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This is certainly a new one on me
This is one thing I have never seen nor heard of after many years and thousands of injections. My guess is some sort of dip in your blood pressure (vaso-vagal) if it happened during or just after injection. If it was delayed, I'd look into a possible inner ear or sinus congestion.
Dizzy after Botox
Dizziness after Botox is highly unusual, possibly this was part of a vaso-vagal syndrome where the emotional concern of what just occurred physically (concerns of injections, pain, etc) can make someone even faint. There is not enough experience with patients having this side effect that it can be expalined. There is a very high chance that it won't happen again as it is not an allergic reaction, but do bring this symptom to the attention of the treating physician who just did it and before your next treatment.
Dizziness after Botox
Botox injections do not cause dizziness, however nervousness from getting injected may be the culprit. It sounds like you had a vaso-vagal episode.
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