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How much does Botox cost?

Medically reviewed by Leigh Ann Anderson, PharmD. Last updated on May 11, 2022.

Official answer


The list price for Botox is $1,244 for a 200 unit vial, but you will not normally pay this price. How much Botox costs you will depend upon your use and dose, your insurance type, and any additional fees charged by your healthcare provider for the procedure. Botox Cosmetic to lessen wrinkle appearance is usually not covered by insurance.

How much is Botox?

Commercial Insurance

On average, the out-of-pocket costs for Botox is $151 for people with commercial insurance they buy or is provided by their employer. If you have commercial insurance, you may be eligible for the Botox Copay Savings Program through the manufacturer. With this savings program, you may pay as little as $0 for your treatments. Most commercial insurance plans (99%) cover the majority of Botox costs.

To be eligible for the Savings program, you must be a resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Copay assistance program is not available to patients receiving prescription reimbursement under any federal, state, or government-funded insurance programs. There may be annual savings limits on the dollar amount.


If you have Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan, the average out-of-pocket Botox cost is $67 per 12-week treatment. Contact your specific Medicare Plan to learn more about your Botox coverage.


For people with a state-sponsored Medicaid plan, the average out-of-pocket cost is less than $200 per 12-week treatment. State plans can differ in their Botox cost. Contact your state Medicaid plan to learn more.

To learn more about savings with Botox, call 1 (800) 678-1605 (option 5) or visit Allergan’s website.

No insurance

If you are uninsured, you may be able to qualify for the MyAbbVieAssist Patient Assistance Program (PAP). Based on your household income and out-of-pocket medical expenses, you may qualify for Botox at no cost. Call 1-800-44-BOTOX to learn more.

What is Botox used for?

Botox is approved by the FDA to treat:

  • overactive bladder (OAB)
  • incontinence due to a nerve condition
  • cervical dystonia (altered head position, neck pain)
  • certain eye muscle conditions caused by nerve disorders
  • spasticity
  • severe underarm sweating (hyperhidrosis)
  • facial wrinkles to lessen their appearance

Botox is approved by the FDA to prevent:

This is not all the information you need to know about Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) for safe and effective use and does not take the place of your doctor’s directions. Review the full product information and discuss this information and any questions you have with your doctor or other health care provider.


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