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Review: could Botox cause Anaphylaxis?

Summary: Anaphylaxis is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Botox cosmetic, and have Skin wrinkling. We study 12,802 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Botox

Botox has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in wrinkles. (latest outcomes from 12,989 Botox users)

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain. (latest reports from 28,939 Anaphylaxis patients)

On May, 17, 2015: 12,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 36 people (0.28%) have Anaphylaxis.

Trend of Anaphylaxis in Botox reports

Time on Botox when people have Anaphylaxis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anaphylaxis92.31%0.00%0.00%7.69%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Botox * :

FemaleMale
Anaphylaxis85.48%14.52%

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Botox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anaphylaxis0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%1.79%12.50%33.93%37.50%

Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Botox ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Skin wrinkling (27 people, 75.00%)
  2. Dystonia (18 people, 50.00%)
  3. Arthropathy (12 people, 33.33%)
  4. Arthralgia (12 people, 33.33%)
  5. Muscle spasms (12 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Botox cosmetic (29 people, 80.56%)
  2. Zocor (16 people, 44.44%)
  3. Lasix (16 people, 44.44%)
  4. Vitamin d (12 people, 33.33%)
  5. Zanaflex (12 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I can Zyrtec and other antihistamines but not Allegra. I am trying to find out what is in Allegra that I am so allergic to. Any help would be so appreciated.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I went to have botox done on my forehead about a month ago. After two weeks, I started to notice a small pimple. I treated it and it slowly went away however more came back and its more like a patch of acne on my forehead thats red and aggravated. I havent started any new medications or changed my routine and yet here they are.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • took two advil for a mild headache with a 10oz glass of apple cider juice (just bought newly opened). About 5 minutes later burning itching rash took shower hives immediately were visible, within 10 minutes of intake difficulty breathing, swollen lips, slurred speech, systolic blood pressure in the 60's, seizure like activity with jerking of extremities.

    Reply

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