What should you not do after Botox for migraines? To avoid infection and allow the complete absorption of the drug into the areas injected, it is best to avoid the following during the first 24 hours: Vigorous exercise (e.g. gym, jogging) Hair washing – you may want to wash your hair the day before the appointment. Skin cleansing in areas injected.
What are the side effects of Botox injections for migraines?
Common side effects
- redness, soreness, or swelling at the injection site.
- dry mouth.
- neck stiffness.
Should you drive after Botox? The procedure doesn’t require any kind of anesthetic and doesn’t cause anesthesia-like side effects. This means that when you receive BOTOX injections, you don’t need to arrange for transport or aftercare, as you’ll be in fine shape to drive and continue with your day, including going back to work.
Can I drive myself home after Botox? Botox injections are usually performed at a doctor’s office. You do not need general anesthesia or a hospital stay. You can usually drive yourself and can return to work immediately after the procedure.