Review: could Botox cause Dysphagia?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 22, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 12,754 people who take Botox. Among them, 600 have Dysphagia. See who they are, when they have Dysphagia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Botox (latest outcomes from 12,952 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin, wrinkles. Commonly reported side effects of Botox include eyelid ptosis, weakness, therapeutic response decreased, headache, dysphagia aggravated.
Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) (latest reports from 242,067 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 12,648 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 600 people (4.74%) have Dysphagia.
Time on Botox when people have Dysphagia * :
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Gender of people who have Dysphagia when taking Botox * :
Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Botox * :
Severity of Dysphagia when taking Botox ** :
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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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