Botox is very effective for the treatment of uncontrollable sweating of the underarms hands and feet. There is usually mild temporary weakness of the treated limb. This usually lasts 2-3 weeks. The improvement in sweating can last for 6 months or longer.
Possible side effects of Toxins
- When injected into the underarms or hands there is mild, temporary weakness of the hand. For example, it might be more difficult to open a tight jar, but typing ability would not be affected.
Although toxins are safe, they should not be used in pregnant women or anyone with specific neurological diseases.