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Stomach Botox in Turkey,Gastric botulinum toxin injections have been widely used in recent years and botulinum toxin is injected into the gastric fundus using an endoscopy needle.

Botulinum toxin affects striated muscles of the stomach, inhibits their contractions; in this way it slows the digestion of food in the stomach.

The botox is mainly injected into the gastric fundus which is considered to be the appetite center of the stomach and stops Ghrelin hormone signaling from the area. Ultimately, the procedure facilitates appetite control. In other words, the procedure decreases the appetite and induces a feeling of prolonged fullness


The botulinum toxin may be administered painlessly under mild sedation at the endoscopy unit. The amount of botox administered to patients may vary in range between 500 IU and 1000 IU. The procedure takes approximately 15 to 29 minutes. After the completion of the procedure patients are transferred to the ward and are observed for at least 2 hours. Patients remain at the hospital until they feel well enough to go home


Individuals who have failed to achieve satisfactory results in prior attempts of dietary restrictions, who needs new sources of motivation that may help them follow a weight loss diet,

individuals slightly overweight with a body weight index higher than 25 kg/m² or individuals who are classified as obese but who do not prefer surgical interventions may easily receive botox injections into the stomach.

Any stomach diseases including gastritis and ulcers should be treated before the gastric botox injection procedure. Patients may receive botox injections after completing their treatment.


The effects of gastric botox injections start about 72 hours after the procedure and last for 4 to 6 months.

At the end of this time period, one should assess if the risk for diseases which have been imminent before the patient has achieved his/her ideal weight has resolved.

Injections do not need to be repeated in patients who have no health problems and have succeeded to lose enough weight. ,

However, such patients are advised to comply with their diet and exercise plan.

The procedure may be repeated 6 months later in patients who are satisfied with the outcome achieved by botulinum toxin injections into the stomach.

The interval between injections may be prolonged if the atient adequately complies with his/her diet, has performed his/her best during the previous

6 months and does not complain about his/her food consumption in that period of time.

There are no drawbacks associated with the repetition of gastric botox injections. The procedure may be repeated 3 times successively with 6 months interval.

How Long Does It take for stomach Botox to Work?

After the gastric Botox procedure, patients make a full recovery within 3 hours. The effects of this application begin within 2-3 days and continue for 4-6 months. After applying stomach Botox, appetite decreases within 3 days, and after 2 weeks, weight loss begins to appear. Expected and targeted weight loss is 10-20 pounds.

Since the average duration of action of Botox is 4-6 months, the first 6 months after Botox should be evaluated well for effective weight loss.

For this reason, a lot of attention should be paid to the diet in this process and a dietitian should be followed.


The main advantages of gastric botox injections include non-surgical nature of the procedure and immediate return to the activities of daily living.

No wound dressings are needed as the procedure does not involve any surgical incisions or sutures. The healing process is more rapid and comfortable compared to other weight loss procedures.

What are possible side effects of Stomach Botox in Turkey

It is of absolute importance that people who specialize in stomach Botox should be made. Like any health operation, stomach Botox has certain side effects.

So much so that a person who is thinking of getting Botox should not do this procedure if they have any muscle disease or Botox allergy Nov.

In addition, checks that will be performed in accordance with the wishes of a specialist doctor also become certain whether the patient is suitable for stomach Botox.

Here are some of the possible side effects of botox injection in stomach: 

  1. Heart rhythm disorders
  2. Difficulty breathing
  3. Heart attack
  4. Neurological effects
  5. Gastric necrosis
  6. Botox allergy
  7. Dosage risk

Although Stomach Botox in Turkey looks like a surgical procedure, it is actually a kind of practice. Stomach Botox, which can be applied in just 15-20 minutes, is injected into various parts of the stomach. It has no lasting effects.

Its average life is limited to 6-7 months, but its endurance is greater in the first months, while it gradually decreases in the following months and completes its life.

It is an application that reduces the contraction of stomach muscles and slows down digestion under the effect of this reduction.

How many pounds can be lost with Stomach botox?

It is an ideal method for people who have 15-20 pounds excess compared to their Ideal weight, that is, not obese enough to be operated on.

Endoscopy can be done to people aged 18-70 who do not have a health problem. Botox is not an alternative to obesity surgery.

Therefore, in patients with a body mass index above 40, it is necessary to say that stomach Botox will not be very useful.

In the meantime,patients with ulcers or gastritis in the stomach should first treat these problems, and then switch to Botox.

Not only stomach Botox, but no method guarantees weight loss. So it’s not right to approach it as a miraculous cure. It has an appetite-reducing effect, but after Botox, you are fed high carbohydrates, high protein weight and fast food style, and if you continue to live motionless, your chances of success are low.

After Botox is applied

After Stomoch Botox Turkey is applied, the transition time of food from the stomach to the intestines takes up to 10-12 hours.

This also causes the person to feel very much for a long time. After applying stomach Botox, an average of 15 kilograms of weight is lost, including more in the first months. But a person’s previous weight and metabolism play an important role here.

For example,

a person who weighs 100 kilograms at a height of 60 centimeters and a person who weighs 150 kilograms at a height of 60 centimeters may not lose weight at the same speed .

As the number of pilots increases, the weight that can be used increases.

Stomach Botox in Turkey Botox is not a drug that begins to show its effect as soon as it is done. The effect will start to appear in the following days after the procedure and will last for up to 6 months. The reason its effect is temporary is due to the nature of the Botox drug.

No matter what purpose it is done, the effect of the drug lasts a maximum of 6 months,

and in this process the drug is gradually removed from the body and begins to lose its effect.


Dietary compliance is of critical importance following gastric botox injections. Individuals who have received botulinum toxin into the stomach should remember that the procedure is intended to facilitate dietary compliance.

During this period of time,

you and your dietician will plan a diet with well- balanced amounts of carbohydrate, fat and protein,

which will be suitable to your lifestyle, eating habits and sensation of taste and will make easier for you to achieve your goals without feeling hungry.