Review: could Botox cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Calcium, and have Pain.
We study 12,801 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 77 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Botox has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin. (latest outcomes from 12,986 Botox users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,454 Constipation patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 12,801 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 77 people (0.60%) have Constipation.
Time on Botox when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Botox * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Botox * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Botox ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (31 people, 40.26%)
- Muscle spasticity (18 people, 23.38%)
- Headache (16 people, 20.78%)
- Vitamin supplementation (15 people, 19.48%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (15 people, 19.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Calcium (27 people, 35.06%)
- Skelaxin (24 people, 31.17%)
- Fish oil (23 people, 29.87%)
- Miralax (18 people, 23.38%)
- Nexium (18 people, 23.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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