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What is in this leaflet?
• an allergy to any of the ingredients
This leaflet answers some common
questions about Dysport. It does not
contain all the available information.
It does not take the place of talking to
your doctor or pharmacist.
All medicines have risks and benefits.
Your doctor has weighed the risks of
you taking Dysport against the
benefits he/she expects it will have for
medicine. You may need to read it
What is Dysport?
Taking other medicines
by Clostridium botulinum
Before you are given
When you must not be
What is Dysport used
spectinomycin, polymixins, tetracyclines and lincomycin
Use in Children
Before you are given it
Tell your doctor if you have:
Dysport CMI V1.0 February 2010
approximately every 12 weeks depending on how long before the
relaxing effect on the muscle wears off.
If you stop having
Use in Elderly
The relaxing effect will eventually wear
Dysport will be 20 units /kg. The doctor
calf muscles. If only one calf is affected
by spasticity, the doctor will only give
Use in Pregnancy
injections of 10 units /kg in this calf.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant
or intend to become pregnant, or if
you are breastfeeding or plan to start
. Use of Dysport during
Effect on ability to drive
and use machines
medicine will be injected just under the
there is a possibility of unexpected side
effect on the muscles is wearing off. On
How will Dysport be
Injections into the arm muscles for the treatment of spasticity following a
the injection. For the injection, Dysport
spasm the doctor will give injections as
Rare side effects include: severe pain in
Injection sessions may be repeated every 16 weeks. A 3 months minimum
How much is given
interval between 2 injection sessions is
Injections into the neck muscles for the
treatment of spasmodic torticollis
1000 units in total. The doctor will give
What shall I do if I miss
condition. Your doctor will decide how
much to give and which muscles to Dysport CMI V1.0 February 2010
If any side effect becomes
Each pack contains 1 vial of Dysport.
troublesome or causes concern, tell
expected to resolve within 2 to 4 weeks.
your doctor immediately or go to the
Accident and Emergency department
at your nearest hospital. You may
Tell your doctor immediately if any
need medical attention.
breathing difficulties or if any
difficulties in swallowing are
Side effects resulting from distribution
IPSEN units of Clostridium botulinum
Injections into the calf muscles in
If you have any problems with
swallowing, speech or breathing
following injection of Dysport,
contact your doctor immediately.
What will happen if I am
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given too much?
Injections around the eye for the
administration, it is very unlikely that
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believe you may have been given too much Dysport.
Tell your doctor immediately if very
dry eyes are noticed.
How to store Dysport
Injections for the treatment of glabellar
refrigerator (2°C - 8°C – do not freeze)
carried out. It should not be used after
or itchy eyes, facial numbness, stinging,
Any remaining contents should be discarded appropriately by the clinic.
common, including pain, bruising, itchiness, a feeling of pins and needles,
What it looks like
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