Botox vs Radiesse

Botox
(Rx)
Radiesse
Botox is a neuromuscular blocker.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Wrinkles
4.3
Concern level
1.8
Concern level
2.7
Approval Date
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December 9, 1991
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
187,996 Discussions
6,371 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Wrinkles
#2 for Migraines
#3 for Spasms
#4 for Sweating
#5 for Dystonia
Botox is prescribed for Wrinkles and Sweating and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is taken to prevent Migraines.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Wrinkles
#2 for Acne
Radiesse is approved for Wrinkles and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Acne, although this is not an approved use.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bot
Depression
1
Numbness
1
Weight Loss
1
Acne
1
Weight Gain
1
Burning
1
Nausea
1
Addiction
1
Bleeding
1
Botulism
1
Rad
Bruise
10
Numbness
3
Depression
2
Allergy
1
Tiredness
1
Weight Loss
1
Discomfort
1
Weight Gain
1
Water Retention
1
Paralysis
1
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Acne
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Weight Gain
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Burning
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Nausea
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Addiction
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Bleeding
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Botulism
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10
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Numbness
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Depression
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2
1
Allergy
Rad
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1
0
Tiredness
Rad
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1
0
Weight Loss
Rad
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1
1
Discomfort
Rad
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1
0
Weight Gain
Rad
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1
1
Water Retention
Rad
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1
0
Paralysis
Rad
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1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Botox during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Botox and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Radiesse and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Dosages
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Solution: 50 unit, 100 unit, 200 unit
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Onabotulinumtoxina
Ingredients not available
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Botox and Radiesse: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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