When injected below the chin, BELKYRA® reduces fat, resulting in a more contoured neck profile and jawline. As it is a prescription-only medicine, Belkyra® contains a synthetic version of deoxycholic acid which imitates naturally occurring deoxycholic acid. Deoxycholic acid treatment is only available from your clinician. Deoxycholic acid also occurs naturally in the body where it helps to break down dietary fat. Two to three treatments are required and treatment is initially followed by swelling which may last a few days. When injected under the chin, it works by eliminating the fat cells like a balloon. Repeat treatment is usually undertaken a month later.
BELKYRA® injection (deoxycholic acid 10 mg/mL) is a Prescription Medicine used for the improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe convexity or fullness associated with submental fat in adults. It should be administered only by trained medical professionals. BELKYRA® has risks and benefits. For more information, talk to your healthcare professional or read the Consumer Medicine Information available at www.medsafe.govt.nz. Ask your specialist if BELKYRA® is right for you. Always follow your specialist’s instructions. If you experience side effects and they concern you, see your healthcare professional. You will need to pay for BELKYRA®. Normal Doctors visit fees apply. BELKYRA® treatment should be administered only by trained medical professionals. Speak to your specialist about your own situation and about the benefits/risks of this procedure in appearance medicine. Note: Results from BELKYRA® treatment usually last up to four years. BELKYRA® and its design are trademarks of Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., an Allergan affiliate. ™Trademark of Allergan, Inc. Allergan Australia Pty Ltd, 810 Pacific Highway, Gordon NSW 2072. ABN 85 000 612 831. Allergan New Zealand Limited, Auckland. © 2018 Allergan.