Botox for Migraines
Botox is a preventative treatment, which means it prevents headaches and migraines before they even start—preventing on average 8 to 9 headache days and migraine/probable migraine days a month. It is the #1 prescribed branded Chronic Migraine treatment.
Injections take about 15 minutes, are done in your doctor's office, and you can go home right after. It’s a small needle; injections feel like tiny pinpricks. You start with 2 treatments, 12 weeks apart. You may feel results as soon as 4 weeks after treatment. You continue with one treatment session every 12 weeks thereafter (or as recommended).
2 million Botox treatments have been given to over 500,000 people with a Chronic Migraine since FDA approval in 2010
What is Chronic Migraine?
A chronic Migraine is defined as having 15 or more headache days each month, with a migraine on at least 8 of those days, with headaches lasting 4 hours or longer. A chronic Migraine is a distinct condition from other types of a migraine, like an episodic migraine. A chronic Migraine occurs more frequently, and the pain is more severe.