Botox and Constipation - from FDA reports


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 Fish Oil, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Botox. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 26,593 people who have side effects when taking Botox from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

26,593 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 131 people (0.49%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Constipation?

Time on Botox when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 92.68 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.44 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Botox *:

  • female: 77.1 %
  • male: 22.9 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Botox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 11.43 %
  • 10-19: 6.67 %
  • 20-29: 3.81 %
  • 30-39: 10.48 %
  • 40-49: 26.67 %
  • 50-59: 18.1 %
  • 60+: 22.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (33 people, 25.19%)
  • Depression (21 people, 16.03%)
  • Skin Wrinkling (16 people, 12.21%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (16 people, 12.21%)
  • Migraine (15 people, 11.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lexapro (21 people, 16.03%)
  • Fish Oil (21 people, 16.03%)
  • Zoloft (18 people, 13.74%)
  • Skelaxin (18 people, 13.74%)
  • Paxil (18 people, 13.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (45 people, 34.35%)
  • Fatigue (31 people, 23.66%)
  • Pain (30 people, 22.90%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (27 people, 20.61%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (27 people, 20.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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