Review: Dysphagia in Botox
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 19, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Dysphagia (Swallowing difficulty) by studying 12,640 people who take Botox. We analyze: the time on Botox when people have Dysphagia, gender and age of these people, the severity of Dysphagia, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Botox. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Botox (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is used in aging changes in skin, movement - uncontrolled or slow, wrinkles. Commonly reported side effects of Botox include eyelid ptosis, weakness, therapeutic response decreased, headache, injection site pain.
Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Nov, 19, 2013: 12,640 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 600 people (4.75%) have Dysphagia.
Time on Botox when people have Dysphagia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Dysphagia when taking Botox * :
Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Botox * :
Severity of Dysphagia when taking Botox ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dysphagia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Torticollis (220 people, 36.67%)
- Skin wrinkling (206 people, 34.33%)
- Muscle spasticity (174 people, 29.00%)
- Pain (120 people, 20.00%)
- Muscle spasms (93 people, 15.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Botox cosmetic (199 people, 33.17%)
- Zanaflex (84 people, 14.00%)
- Toprol-xl (64 people, 10.67%)
- Ambien (58 people, 9.67%)
- Diazepam (58 people, 9.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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(for a 69 year old man who has Impaired Swallowing, Difficulty Swallowing, and takes Avapro, Amlodipine Besylate)
I have been taking AVAPRO for about five years. There is a lot of difficulty swallowing, I just switch amlodipne and have the same problem.
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I have been using Botox between my eyebrows for about 6 years. The last injection was June 20, 2013. The doctor was one I never had and proceeded to inject into the top half of my forehead unlike other injections between the eyebrows. I thought he knew what he was doing as he said he was a pionee ...
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