Dysport is a
prescription injection for temporary improvement in the look of moderate to
severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) in adults less than
65 years of age.
is the most important information you should know about Dysport? Spread
of Toxin Effects: In some cases, the effects of Dysport and all
botulinum toxin products may affect areas of the body away from the injection
site. Symptoms can happen hours to weeks after injection and may include
swallowing and breathing problems, loss of strength and muscle weakness all
over the body, double vision, blurred vision and drooping eyelids, hoarseness
or change or loss of voice, trouble saying words clearly, or loss of bladder
control. Swallowing and breathing problems can be life threatening and there
have been reports of death. You are at the highest risk if these problems are
pre-existing before injection.
These effects could make
it unsafe for you to drive a car, operate machinery, or do other dangerous
Do not have Dysport treatment if you: are allergic to Dysport or
any of its ingredients (see the end of the Medication Guide for a list of
ingredients), are allergic to cow’s milk protein, had an allergic reaction to
any other botulinum toxin product, such as Myobloc®,
Botox®, or Xeomin®, have a skin infection at the planned injection site, under
18 years of age, or are pregnant or breastfeeding.
dose of Dysport is not the same as the dose of any other botulinum toxin
product and cannot be compared to the dose of any other product you may have
Tell your doctor about any
swallowing or breathing difficulties and all your muscle or nerve conditions such as amyotrophic lateral
sclerosis [ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease], myasthenia gravis, or Lambert-Eaton
syndrome, which may increase the risk of serious side effects including
difficulty swallowing and difficulty breathing.
Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you have surgical changes to
your face, very weak muscles in the treatment area, any abnormal facial change,
injection site inflammation, droopy eyelids or sagging eyelid folds, deep
facial scars, thick oily skin, wrinkles that can’t be smoothed by spreading them
apart, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or planning to become pregnant
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines,
vitamins and herbal and other natural products. Using Dysport with
certain other medicines may cause serious side effects. Do not start any new
medicines while taking Dysport without talking to your doctor first.
Especially tell your doctor if you: have received any other
botulinum toxin product, such as
Myobloc® (rimabotulinumtoxin B), Botox® (onabotulinumtoxinA), or
Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA), in the last four months or any in the past (be
sure your doctor knows exactly which product you received, have recently
received an antibiotic by injection, take muscle relaxants, take an allergy or
cold medicine, or take a sleep medicine.
most common side effects are nose and throat irritation, headache, injection
injection site skin reaction,
upper respiratory tract infection, eyelid swelling, eyelid drooping, sinus
inflammation, and nausea.
your doctor if Dysport is right for you.
are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the
or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
see Dysport Full Prescribing Information including Medication Guide at