Could Botox cause Constipation - from FDA reports
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 25,926 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA. Among them, 122 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 26,284 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,558 Constipation patients).
On Dec, 27, 2016
25,926 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 122 people (0.47%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Botox when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 93.02 %
- 1 - 6 months: 4.65 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Botox *:
- female: 77.87 %
- male: 22.13 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Botox *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 12.37 %
- 10-19: 6.19 %
- 20-29: 4.12 %
- 30-39: 10.31 %
- 40-49: 27.84 %
- 50-59: 17.53 %
- 60+: 21.65 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (29 people, 23.77%)
- Depression (19 people, 15.57%)
- Muscle Spasticity (16 people, 13.11%)
- Skin Wrinkling (15 people, 12.30%)
- Neoplasm Malignant (12 people, 9.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fish Oil (21 people, 17.21%)
- Lexapro (20 people, 16.39%)
- Zoloft (18 people, 14.75%)
- Skelaxin (18 people, 14.75%)
- Paxil (17 people, 13.93%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (43 people, 35.25%)
- Pain (29 people, 23.77%)
- Fatigue (29 people, 23.77%)
- Stress And Anxiety (25 people, 20.49%)
- Depression (24 people, 19.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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