Will Botox for migraines help with wrinkles? Can using Botox for migraine also help with wrinkles? No, using Botox to help prevent headaches due to chronic migraine isn’t likely to help with wrinkles. A different medication called Botox Cosmetic is used to help with wrinkles.
How painful is Botox for migraines? Botox injections themselves are almost painless. You may experience a very small sting or slight burning sensation with each injection. Each session will last between 10 and 15 minutes. During the sessions, your doctor will inject multiple doses of Botox into specific points along your head and shoulders.
Is Botox for migraines the same as cosmetic Botox? Botox Cosmetic and Botox come as separate products but are both prescription medicines that contain the active ingredient onabotulinumtoxinA. The number of injections needed for migraine prevention are more than the number needed for wrinkle treatment.
Where do Botox injections for migraines go? You might get injections in your forehead, temples, and the back of your head and neck. Sometimes the specialist will inject areas called “trigger points” where the headache pain originates.