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 Fish Oil, and have Pain . We study 7,873 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 114 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 migraine. (latest outcomes from Botox 26,273 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,320 Constipation patients).
On Oct, 20, 2016
7,873 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 114 people (1.45%) have Constipation
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** Reports from social media are used.
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Hello. My name is Susan, I'm 64 and I have been using botox for 5 yrs or so for dystonia. I started when my larynx would spasm shut so I couldn't breath and my neck was pulled so far to the right I couldn't drive. I have always been a great sleeper but for the last few years have increasingly long and severe bouts of insomnia. I have been sleeping 12-15 hrs for a couple of weeks and it just dawned on me to question whether the botox is the cause. I am due again tomorrow. Almost any drug that says may cause drowsiness "wires" me including pain meds. I am going to be keeping track of it now but am really happy to find a site where others have reported the same. Thank you.
I have not found any way to relieve the constipation brought on by desipramine. it forces me to lower my dose and accept the lowering of my mood and mental state. has anyone else had a similar problem and found a solution?
My 6 yo has had constipation issues since she was an infant. She is on a daily dose of miralax that keeps her pretty regular, but since the Intuniv she is backing up. We had spill over all weekend and finally dosed her with an enema on Sunday. It seemed to work but now Tuesday it looks like ...
Hello. My name is Susan, I'm 64 and I have been using botox for 5 yrs or so for dystonia. I started when my larynx would spasm shut so I couldn't breath and my neck was pulled so far to the right I couldn't drive. I have always been a great sleeper but for the last few years have ...
I have been a Type 2 diabetic since 1989. I take insulin, Metformin and Glyberide. I have noticed lately that I have been somewhat constipated. Does anybody else had this problem. If so, what have you done about it? By the way, my name is Linda Wells. I'm 66 years old.
Hi, I've had 2 injections for my migraines and my 3rd shot is coming up. have any of you gain weight? I'm miserable with the migraines but at the same time, I'm depressed with the weight gain. not a win win at all
Been On Niacin Er 1000mg & Crestor 40 Together & now i am having Constipation & Flank & Low Abdomen Pain,sweating,Dizziness & Fatique.I Am 56 yrs Old & Cant fiqiure Out Why Dr Would Combine These 1 drugs.Jeeze Lots Of Side Effect Too
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