Don’t take risks with fake BOTOX

‘BOTOX’ is a drug made from a neurotoxin produced by the Bacterium Clostridium Botulinum called Botulinum Toxin.  It is used medically to treat certain muscular conditions and cosmetically to remove wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing muscles. It is the top nonsurgical cosmetic treatment used by millions of people, whether male or female, and has been the most popular and fastest-growing economy in beauty industry.

Botulinum Toxin Injection is used over ten millions times per year, whether to loosen the muscles or to treat wrinkles caused by sun damage, pollution and increasing age. However, because of its popularity, Botulinum Toxin is currently being produced by a variety of brands in different countries like the USA, Japan, Korea, and China while the quality will vary according to supplier and price. A current concern is the presence of low quality substance, fakes or imitation products on the market or the unstandardized clinics that promote cheap treatments and use counterfeit or low-grade powders. The greatest concern involves users purchasing these products and then injecting themselves. Not only will the treatment not be effective, but there will most likely be side effects from unstable concentration of Botulinum Toxin, which could be less than (or exceed) the standard.

The injection of Botulinum Toxin requires calculations on appropriate substance control because more usage means more danger. Injecting too much may cause temporary paralysis of the facial muscles and/or no solutions to the side effects. Whether these drugs are injected with intentions to save costs or through ignorance, the effect may be more serious than one might think. Once it turns bad it takes a long time to wait for restoration. Or, in more serious cases, it will not ever restore to its previous state. The injection should be performed in standard clinics and treated by medical professionals only.

Quality Botox you can trust.

There are two brands of Botulinum Toxin that are recognized and effective. The first is BOTOX® (Allergan) which is produced in the United States. The brand has been widely accepted. It is used in patients with muscle and nerve issues in the United States and over 100 countries and is also widely used in the beauty industry. Its quality has been confirmed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for over 16 years for its safety and effectiveness, including a certified safety by the Ministry of Public Administration (FDA) in Thailand for over 10 years. The second brand is Neuronox, which is manufactured in Korea and is popular in the Korean entertainment industry. Approved by FDA for its safety and quality, this is often used to reduce wrinkles.

Botulinum Toxin recognized by the FDA in the United States must be in powder form packaged in vacuum bottles, and when applied, must be mixed in the bottle and vacuum-dried in a vial. Powder mixed outside the vacuum tube is unqualified and could be illegally smuggled for use.

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