Do you use a solution with botulinum toxin to dilute Dysport?

is this a less effective way of getting results

Doctor Answers 14

What?

Do not mix two different botulinum products. Dysport is mixed with sterile saline solution. Be sure you're going to a reputable physician who uses the real products.

Warmest regards, Dr. ALDO


Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
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Botox and Dysport

Botox and Dysport should not be mixed together, but should be reconstituted with preservative free sterile saline solution and used separately. 

Stephen Prendiville, MD
Fort Myers Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Reconstituting botulinum toxin

Dysport, just like the other toxins(Botox and Xeomin) are mixed with Saline. Depending on the number of units contained in the vial, this will determine the ratio in which the product should be mixed. Botulinum toxins should not be mixed with anything else other than sterile saline.

Michael T. Somenek, MD
Washington DC Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Alternative / Dilute

Dysport like the other market botulinum toxins must be reconstituted before being applied with sterile saline. distilled water or another solution should not be used.

Derby Sang Caputo, MD
Dominican Republic Plastic Surgeon
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Is Dysport diluted with Botox?

Thank you for sharing your question. Both Dysport and Botox come in a powder form and are reconstituted with sterile saline. They are not mixed together. I hope this helps.
Good luck,

James R. Gordon, MD, FACS, FAAO
New York Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Dysport

Dysport must be reconstituted prior to use.  It is mixed with sterile saline before it can be injected.  The manufacturer provides guidelines as to the amount of saline to use for reconstitution.

Camille Cash, MD
Houston Plastic Surgeon
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Dysport Dosing

Thank you for your question! Dysport (and Botox) is available in a powder form and must be reconstituted with saline prior to injection. By reconstituting the physician or nurse is preparing the medication to be injected, not diluting it. I hope this is helpful to you!

Be well,

Dr. Todd Hobgood, MD

Todd Christopher Hobgood, MD
Phoenix Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Dysport reconstitution

Dysport is a neuromodulator which relaxes muscles, and prevents them from contracting and forming wrinkles.  It comes as a powder, and is reconstituted with saline (salt water) to make it injectable.  

Inessa Fishman, MD
Atlanta Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Normal saline

Thank you for your question.  Sterile normal saline is utllized to reconstitute Dysport which comes in a powder form.

Dysport

Dysport and Botox come in a powdered form and are diluted with sterile normal saline by the physician or licensed practicing provider prior to injection.

Dr. Daniel Ritacca

Daniel J. Ritacca, MD
Chicago Oculoplastic Surgeon
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