BOTOX ® FDA Approved for treating sweaty armpits
BOTOX ® which is best known for treating facial wrinkles has recently been
approved by the FDA to diminish armpit sweat. Many
providers have been using BOTOX ® to relieve excessive sweat from patients
for years, however, such use was considered "off-label." Now that specific
testing has been done by the FDA, a
patient can feel assured knowing that rigorous testing, studies and trials
have been performed on the procedure.
Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) affects about one percent of the
population. Sufferers of hyperhidrosis are often embarrassed to
participate in many activities because of their excessive perspiration,
usually in the armpits or on their palms and feet. This treatment, which
is shot just under the skin's surface and not deep into the muscle, lasts
around 6 to 12 months and should cost somewhere between $1,000 and $1,200.
Locate a BOTOX ® cosmetic specialist near you.
This article was posted in 2004, for updated information, please read our article "BOTOX for Excessive Sweating."
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