PrabotulinumtoxinA-xvfs Injection

Name: PrabotulinumtoxinA-xvfs Injection

Why is this medication prescribed?

PrabotulinumtoxinA-xvfs injection is used to temporarily smooth frown lines (wrinkles between the eyebrows) in adults. It is in a class of medications called neurotoxins. It works by blocking the nerve signals that cause uncontrollable tightening and movement of the muscles.

How should this medicine be used?

PrabotulinumtoxinA-xvfs injection comes as a powder to be mixed with a liquid to be injected into the muscle by a doctor. You may receive additional injections, not more often than every 3 months, depending on how long the effects of the treatment last.

Your doctor will select your dose of prabotulinumtoxinA-xvfs injection based on your condition and later may change it to find the dose that will work best for you.

One brand or type of botulinum toxin cannot be substituted for another.

PrabotulinumtoxinA-xvfs injection may help control your condition but will not cure it. It may take a few days or up to several weeks before you feel the full benefit of prabotulinumtoxinA-xvfs injection. Ask your doctor when you can expect to see improvement, and call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve during the expected time.

Other uses for this medicine

This medication may be prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

What special dietary instructions should I follow?

Unless your doctor tells you otherwise, continue your normal diet.

What other information should I know?

Keep all appointments with your doctor.

Ask your pharmacist any questions you have about prabotulinumtoxinA-xvfs injection.

It is important for you to keep a written list of all of the prescription and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking, as well as any products such as vitamins, minerals, or other dietary supplements. You should bring this list with you each time you visit a doctor or if you are admitted to a hospital. It is also important information to carry with you in case of emergencies.