Could Botox cause Anaphylaxis - from FDA reports


Summary

Anaphylaxis is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Effexor, and have Skin wrinkling . We study 25,926 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA. Among them, 64 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with asthma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, preventive health care (latest reports from 41,102 Anaphylaxis patients).

On Jan, 03, 2017

25,926 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 64 people (0.25%) have Anaphylaxis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Anaphylaxis?

Time on Botox when people have Anaphylaxis *:

  • < 1 month: 94.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Botox *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Botox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.26 %
  • 10-19: 2.13 %
  • 20-29: 12.77 %
  • 30-39: 4.26 %
  • 40-49: 23.4 %
  • 50-59: 31.91 %
  • 60+: 21.28 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Skin Wrinkling (26 people, 40.62%)
  • Torticollis (6 people, 9.38%)
  • Pain (6 people, 9.38%)
  • Movement - Uncontrolled Or Slow (5 people, 7.81%)
  • High Blood Pressure (3 people, 4.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (5 people, 7.81%)
  • Provigil (5 people, 7.81%)
  • Naproxen (5 people, 7.81%)
  • Ms Contin (5 people, 7.81%)
  • Effexor (5 people, 7.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Throat Tightness (13 people, 20.31%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (12 people, 18.75%)
  • Dizziness (12 people, 18.75%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (10 people, 15.62%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (9 people, 14.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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