Botox for Migraines

Migraine Headache Relief

Why Use Botox To Manage Migraines?

Reducing migraines will improve your quality of life. BOTOX® Therapeutic has been used in medicine for over 25 years to reduce spasticity and reduce pain. Botox is FDA and Health Canada approved to help prevent and reduce the frequency and severity of chronic migraine headaches. Great news for you and your family if you suffer from frequent, debilitating headaches. 

What Are The Symptoms of Migraine?

  • severe unilateral headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • loss of appetite
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • pale or clammy skin
  • blurred vision
  • sensitivity to light, sound, touch, or odors

Who Should Consider Botox Treatment For Migraines?

  • Patients who have 15 or more headache days a month lasting 4 or more hours
  • patients whose chronic migraine are inadequately treated by medication

What Does It Cost To Receive Botox Treatment For Migraines?

Medical BOTOX® is usually covered under Extended Health Medical Benefit programs. The Botox Access Program allows patients with third party coverage to receive their first treatment on the day of consultation, with a one time guarantee of drug coverage (even if the treatment is denied by their extended benefits plan) and assists the patient with their insurance paperwork.

*A physicians injector fee of $275 applies.

If you do not have an Extended Health Benefits Plan Dr. Tkatch will write you a prescription for medical Botox that you can fill at a pharmacy. The typical cost of filling the prescription is $875. You will be also be responsible for paying the physician injector fee of $275.

Botox treatment by a physician for migraines is a medical expense and can be claimed on your tax return.

What to Expect During Botox Treatment For Migraine?

Migraine treatment sessions are comfortable and quick, usually requiring only 15 minutes to complete. The objective of the treatment program is to reduce the frequency and severity of migraine headaches. Most patients choose to retreat every 12 weeks. 

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