You’re tough. And having a BOTOX® Specialist back you up in your fight against Chronic Migraine makes you even tougher. Below, you’ll find questions to ask your doctor at your next appointment.
You’ll also find a headache and migraine tracker to help you keep track of how many you have each month—and how they are affecting your life—even with your current treatment. Remember, having 15 or more, each lasting 4 or more hours could mean you have Chronic Migraine.
Not sure if you could have Chronic Migraine? Answer 7 short questions that can lead to 1 productive conversation with your doctor. Take the quiz to find out more.
Sick of headaches and migraines? Say something at your next appointment.
Use these conversation-starters to tell your doctor exactly what’s on your mind—so you can make
the most of your next appointment.
I'm taking my medicine, but I'm still having more headache and migraine days every month than not.
Could I have Chronic Migraine?
I've been having headaches and migraines.
Should I keep track?
Have you used BOTOX® for your patients with Chronic Migraine? What kind of results have you seen with BOTOX®?
Could BOTOX® help me?
Let's say I want to start BOTOX®.
Would you do the injections?
Or, would you refer me to another doctor?
I'm currently on treatment for my headaches and migraines. Based on the number of headache days I had before treatment,
Could I STILL have Chronic Migraine?
What makes BOTOX® for Chronic Migraine different from other headache and migraine treatments?
What kind of results could I expect
with BOTOX®? How long before BOTOX® starts to work?
What happens during my
BOTOX® treatment session?
Do you really know how many headache days you're having a month? Any day with 4 or more hours of headache is a headache day. Tracking headaches and migraines can help you find out just how significantly they are affecting you.
Text TRACK to 50334 for our mobile headache and migraine tracker* or download the PDF
This tracker sends you a text every day for 30 days in order to see how headaches and migraines affect your life. After 30 days, you’ll get your answers in a report to share with your doctor. Opt out at any time.
*See Privacy & Terms & Conditions at www.chronicmigrainesupport.com.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
BOTOX® may cause serious side effects that can be life threatening. Get medical help right away if you have any of these problems any time (hours to weeks) after injection of BOTOX®:
There has not been a confirmed serious case of spread of toxin effect away from the injection site when BOTOX® has been used at the recommended dose to treat chronic migraine.
BOTOX® may cause loss of strength or general muscle weakness, vision problems, or dizziness within hours to weeks of taking BOTOX®. If this happens, do not drive a car, operate machinery, or do other dangerous activities.
Do not receive BOTOX® if you: are allergic to any of its ingredients in BOTOX® (see Medication Guide for ingredients); had an allergic reaction to any other botulinum toxin product such as Myobloc® (rimabotulinumtoxinB), Dysport® (abobotulinumtoxinA), or Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA); have a skin infection at the planned injection site.
The dose of BOTOX® is not the same as, or comparable to, another botulinum toxin product.
Serious and/or immediate allergic reactions have been reported including itching, rash, red itchy welts, wheezing, asthma symptoms, or dizziness or feeling faint. Get medical help right away if you experience symptoms; further injection of BOTOX® should be discontinued.
Tell your doctor about all your muscle or nerve conditions such as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, myasthenia gravis, or Lambert-Eaton syndrome, as you may be at increased risk of serious side effects including difficulty swallowing and difficulty breathing from typical doses of BOTOX®.
Tell your doctor about all your medical conditions, including if you: have or have had bleeding problems; have plans to have surgery; had surgery on your face; weakness of forehead muscles; trouble raising your eyebrows; drooping eyelids; any other abnormal facial change; are pregnant or plan to become pregnant (it is not known if BOTOX® can harm your unborn baby); are breastfeeding or plan to (it is not known if BOTOX® passes into breast milk).
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Using BOTOX® with certain other medicines may cause serious side effects. Do not start any new medicines until you have told your doctor that you have received BOTOX® in the past.
Tell your doctor if you received any other botulinum toxin product in the last 4 months; have received injections of botulinum toxin such as Myobloc®, Dysport®, or Xeomin® in the past (tell your doctor exactly which product you received); have recently received an antibiotic by injection; take muscle relaxants; take an allergy or cold medicine; take a sleep medicine; take aspirin-like products or blood thinners.
Other side effects of BOTOX® include: dry mouth, discomfort or pain at the injection site, tiredness, headache, neck pain, eye problems: double vision, blurred vision, decreased eyesight, drooping eyelids, swelling of your eyelids, dry eyes; and drooping eyebrows.
For more information refer to the Medication Guide or talk with your doctor.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Indication BOTOX® is a prescription medicine that is injected to prevent headaches in adults with chronic migraine who have 15 or more days each month with headache lasting 4 or more hours each day in people 18 years or older.
It is not known whether BOTOX® is safe or effective to prevent headaches in patients with migraine who have 14 or fewer headache days each month (episodic migraine).
For questions about this program, please call 1-800-44-BOTOX.
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