BOTOX Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into musclesand used to temporarily improve the look of moderate to severe forehead lines, crow's feet lines, and frown lines between the eyebrows in adults.It has the capacity to successfully treat certain muscular conditions. But its most famous use has been in cosmetics where it removes wrinkles through a temporary paralysis of facial muscles. Carefully purified and when used responsibly by a professional, there is no risk of botulism with treatment. Treatments can take minutes with no other application, such as anaesthesia. The medication is applied with a fine needle into specific muscles. It is advised patients not drink alcohol for at least a week prior to treatment. Anti-inflammatory medications and aspirin should be avoided 14 days before treatment in order to minimize bruising. The positive effects of the treatment can take between three to seven days to show full fruition.