When antiperspirants can't control symptoms of your severe underarm sweating, BOTOX® may be able to help. Your healthcare provider can help you decide if BOTOX® treatment is right for you. In order to make the right treatment decision, you should discuss the following with your healthcare provider.
  • Your healthcare provider's experience with BOTOX® treatment
  • Effectiveness and side effects of BOTOX®*
You should tell your dermatologist about all your medical conditions, including if you have:
  • a disease that affects your muscles and nerves (such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis [ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease], myasthenia gravis or Lambert-Eaton syndrome). See "What is the most important information I should know about BOTOX®?"
  • allergies to any botulinum toxin product
  • had any side effect from any botulinum toxin product in the past
  • a breathing problem, such as asthma or emphysema
  • swallowing problems
  • bleeding problems
  • plans to have surgery
  • had surgery on your face
  • weakness of your forehead muscles, such as trouble raising your eyebrows
  • drooping eyelids
  • any other change in the way your face normally looks
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if BOTOX® can harm your unborn baby.
  • are breast-feeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if BOTOX® passes into breast milk.
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins and herbal products. For further information, please refer to the Medication Guide and make sure you talk to your dermatologist.
Your healthcare provider has received a copy of the full prescribing information.