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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 12,792 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

Botox (latest outcomes from 12,976 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin.

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Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 80,049 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Constipation reports

On Nov, 29, 2014: 12,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 77 people (0.60%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Botox reports

Time on Botox when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation90.32%3.23%0.00%6.45%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Botox * :

FemaleMale
Constipation74.55%25.45%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Botox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%22.09%4.65%5.81%18.60%25.58%6.98%16.28%

Severity of Constipation when taking Botox ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (31 people, 40.26%)
  2. Muscle spasticity (18 people, 23.38%)
  3. Headache (16 people, 20.78%)
  4. Vitamin supplementation (15 people, 19.48%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (15 people, 19.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Calcium (27 people, 35.06%)
  2. Skelaxin (24 people, 31.17%)
  3. Fish oil (23 people, 29.87%)
  4. Miralax (18 people, 23.38%)
  5. Nexium (18 people, 23.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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