Botox injection (intramuscular) for spasticity in children: Caring for your child at home after the procedure

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Learn how to care for your child at home after intramuscular Botox injections for spasticity.

Key points

  • Watch for symptoms from the time the injections are done until four weeks after the injections.
  • Your child can resume all of their regular activities when they feel able to do so.
  • If your child has any difficulty breathing, severe weakness and/or an allergic reaction, take them to the nearest Emergency Department right away.
Last updated: November 16th 2020