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Azzalure botulinum toxin type A

Azzalure is an approved muscle relaxant that was created for use with aesthetic conditions. It is the aesthetic version of a drug called Dysport that was created for the European member states. It is often used to treat the appearance of frown lines, crow’s feet, and more. Azzalure is specifically used to tend to what is known as “skin depressions.” These dynamic wrinkles are often caused by facial movement over time. This may include things such as laughing, frowning, or eating, for example.

How Does Azzalure Work?

Azzalure is a neurotoxin that gathers at the junction between the muscles and the nerves and prevents the release of acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter that signals nerves. When injected, it causes the underlying muscles to relax, which reduces the appearance of wrinkles.

What are the types anti-wrinkle products?

Botox Versus Azzalure: How Do They Compare? As you can see, Botox and Azzalure are similar in some ways. They are both injections that are used to treat the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face and neck.

Currently in the UK there are 3 manufacturers of botulinum toxin, Merz make Bocouture, Galderma make Azzalure and Allergan make the worlds best known brand Botox. All the products are well tested and understood products, but there are some important differences to know. Before even looking at the products, remember that the ‘units’ are not equivalent. Botulinum toxins are all very small proteins, but their power resides not in weight but in their ability to continuously work away and cleave the receptor complex on the pre-synaptic membrane in the muscle to ‘freeze’ it or minimise its movement to slow or stop the formation of the lines. Azzalure contains 125 speywood units. The molecule is called abobotulinumtoxinA. Bocuoture and Zeomin, also aimed at aesthetic and general medical uses and it’s molecule is called incobotulinumtoxinA. The Botox molecule is called onabotulinumtoxinA. Manufacturers and their representatives hotly contest many of the differences that are claimed by their competitors, and there are studies to support each view. It is generally widely accepted that there are a few clinically important differences and therefore they are chosen more on preference of the practitioner rather than any being better than the other.

Speed of onset

Azzalure is significantly quicker in terms of onset. This is occasionally contested by representatives, but rarely by anyone who uses both products. Clients will quite often report that they experience a rather more sudden and earlier onset with Azzalure than with either Bocuoture or Botox. Which is of course deemed advantageous as its nice to see the results quicker.