IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Dysport® (abobotulinumtoxinA) is a prescription injection for temporary improvement in the look of
moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) in adults less than 65 years of
Important Safety Information
What is the most important information you should know about Dysport? Spread of Toxin
Effects: In some cases, the effects of Dysport and all botulinum toxin products may affect areas
of the body away from the injection site. Symptoms can happen hours to weeks after injection and
may include swallowing and breathing problems, loss of strength and muscle weakness all over the
body, double vision, blurred vision and drooping eyelids, hoarseness or change or loss
of voice, trouble saying words clearly, or loss of bladder control. Swallowing and breathing problems
can be life threatening and there have been reports of death. You are at the highest
risk if these problems are pre‐existing before injection.
These effects could make it unsafe for you to drive a car, operate machinery, or do other dangerous
Do not have Dysport treatment if you: are allergic to Dysport or any of its ingredients (see the end of the Medication Guide for a list of ingredients), are allergic to cow’s milk protein, had an allergic reaction to any other botulinum toxin product, such as Myobloc®, Botox®, or Xeomin®, have a skin infection at
the planned injection site, under 18 years of age, or are pregnant or breastfeeding.
The dose of Dysport is not the same as the dose of any other botulinum toxin product and
cannot be compared to the dose of any other product you may have used.
Tell your doctor about any swallowing or breathing difficulties and all your muscle or nerve conditions such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis [ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease], myasthenia gravis, or Lambert‐Eaton
syndrome, which may increase the risk of serious side effects including difficulty swallowing and
difficulty breathing. Serious allergic reactions have occurred with the use of Dysport. Dry eye has also
Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you have surgical changes to your face, very weak muscles in the treatment area, any abnormal facial change, injection site inflammation,
droopy eyelids or sagging eyelid folds, deep facial scars, thick oily skin, wrinkles that can’t be smoothed
by spreading them apart, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or planning to become pregnant or
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription
medicines, vitamins and herbal and other natural products. Using Dysport with certain other medicines
may cause serious side effects.
Do not start any new medicines while taking Dysport without talking
to your doctor first.
Especially tell your doctor if you: have received any other botulinum toxin product, such as Myobloc® (rimabotulinumtoxinB), Botox® (onabotulinumtoxinA), or Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA), in the last
four months or any in the past (be sure your doctor knows exactly which product you received, have
recently received an antibiotic by injection, take muscle relaxants, take an allergy or cold medicine, or
take a sleep medicine.
Common Side Effects
The most common side effects are nose and throat irritation, headache, injection site pain,
injection site skin reaction, upper respiratory tract infection, eyelid swelling, eyelid drooping,
sinus inflammation, and nausea.
Ask your doctor if Dysport is right for you.
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.
Please see Dysport Full Prescribing Information including Medication Guide at