I received 150 Units of Dysport in to masseter on each side 6 days ago. I can not smile, my speach gets affected already. Is tat going to get worse? I am not feeling well in general, nauseous and very fatigue.
What Can Happen After Too High Doses of Dysport Are Given into Masseter?
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Botox and Dysport for jaw slimming
The injection technique does vary by physical exam and the goals of the treatment. Facial contouring goals may change the injection sites themselves to affect different portions of the masseter as well as the dose. The strength of the masseters can be felt by palpation and also helps me to determine dosing. In general, I start with 15- 25 units of Botox (OR 50-75 units of Dysport) per side for most patients. If the have very strong masseters, then I may increase the dose, but more commonly ask them to return in three weeks for a touch up.
In your situation, I would say that 150 units is a very strong dose. I would return to your injector to be assessed. If your smile is affected, it will take several months for the effects to wear off, but it will return.
Did I get too much Dysport into jaw muscle
I usually don't inject more than 75 units into each side of the jaw muscle when injecting Dysport. If you cannot move your mouth correctly at this point and can't smile or talk correctly, it shouldn't get worse, but you should expect this to last for a few months until the Dysport wears off. I would suggest you contact your doctor and be seen as well.
Call your doctor today, explain your symptoms and preferably get examined by your doctor or follow their instructions
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