Medications which are contraindications to receive neurotoxin include: aminoglycosides, nerve blockers (anticholinesterases, succinylcholine), lincosamides, polymyxins, quinidine, or magnesium sulfate. Also herbal supplements such as garlic, vitamin E, Ginko Biloba, St. John’s Wort, and omega-3 capsules. DO NOT DISCONTINUE A BLOOD THINNER, ASPIRIN, PLAVIX, BRILINTA, OR SIMILAR THAT HAS BEEN PRESCRIBED BY YOUR DOCTOR.
For optimal results, and to minimize the chance of bleeding or bruising at the injection site, please avoid all blood-thinning medications and supplements for three days after your appointment. This includes over-the-counter medication such as aspirin, ibuprofen, Motrin, and Aleve.