Botox Post-Op Instructions

Recommend walking, avoid long walks, and you may slowly walk up stairs.

No strenuous exercise x 6 weeks. No intercourse for six weeks. No lifting greater than 10 pounds for six weeks. Do not drive within the first 48 hours, nor should there be any driving with narcotics or with pain.

No baths for four weeks. You may shower. Okay to wash at the genital region following the procedure with soap and water. Keep area clean and dry.

If you have a catheter in place, empty the bag as directed and call if you are having uncomfortable bladder spasms. Otherwise, void every 3-4 hours and do not strain to void.

Expect groin pain and possible bruising and muscular upper thigh discomfort for a less than 1 week period of time. Avoid constipation (Dulcolax or MiraLax 1 x/day daily for up to 1 month).

Notify your physician regarding any temperature over 101°F, burning on urination, increased redness, swelling, or discharge from the incision sites.

Call your physician to schedule a postoperative appointment.