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Brand name: Dysport TM

Active ingredients: clostridium botulinum type a toxin-haemagglutinin complex

What it is used for

For the treatment of: symptomatic treatment of focal spasticity affecting the upper limbs in adults; symptomatic treatment of focal spasticity affecting the lower limb in adults; spasmodic torticollis in adults; symptomatic treatment of lower limb focal spasticity in children aged 2 years of age and older; blepharospasm in adults; hemifacial spasm in adults; moderate to severe glabellar lines and / or lateral canthal lines (crows feet) in adults.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White lyophilised powder.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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