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Kybella is a prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called “double chin.”

  • Submental fullness due to submental fat, sometimes referred to as “double chin” or “turkey neck”.  This is a common yet undertreated facial aesthetic condition.
  • KYBELLA (deoxycholic acid) injection, also known as ATX-101, is the first and only FDA-approved injectable drug that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness due to submental fat.
  • Treatment with KYBELLA is customized by the physician to the patient’s aesthetic goals for an improved chin profile.
  • KYBELLA is administered by injections into the fat under the chin. Each in-office treatment session is typically 15-20 minutes.
  • KYBELLA treatment resulted in high patient satisfaction.

How many injections/treatments does a patient need?

  • The number of injections and the number of treatments should be tailored to the individual patient’s submental fat distribution and treatment goals.
  • Many patients experienced visible results in two to four treatments. Up to six treatments may be administered.

How safe is KYBELLA™?

  • The safety profile of KYBELLA™ is well characterized. Side effects may include swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness or formation of small areas of firmness. Side effects with KYBELLA™ infrequently resulted in discontinuation from study (1.6% of participants).