Where do they put the Botox shots for migraines? 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.
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 many Botox injections are given for migraines? You’ll get several shots of Botox around your head and neck once every 12 weeks to dull or prevent migraine headaches. You may need 30 to 40 shots in all, and you’ll get an equal number on each side of your head. If you have migraine pain in one particular spot, you may need more shots there.
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.