Review: could Botox cause Dysphagia?


Summary

Dysphagia is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prevacid, and have Skin wrinkling . We study 12,613 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,003 have Dysphagia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dysphagia and more.

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Botox

Botox has active ingredients of onabotulinumtoxina. It is often used in skin wrinkling. (latest outcomes from Botox 12,776 users)

Dysphagia

Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, back pain, mucosal inflammation (latest reports from 35,490 Dysphagia patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

12,613 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 1,003 people (7.95%) have Dysphagia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Dysphagia?

Time on Botox when people have Dysphagia *:

  • < 1 month: 97.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.45 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.6 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.74 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.3 %
  • 10+ years: 0.15 %

Gender of people who have Dysphagia when taking Botox *:

  • female: 69.77 %
  • male: 30.23 %

Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Botox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.67 %
  • 10-19: 3.31 %
  • 20-29: 5.98 %
  • 30-39: 11.81 %
  • 40-49: 21.42 %
  • 50-59: 25.51 %
  • 60+: 26.3 %

Severity if Dysphagia when taking Botox **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Skin Wrinkling (127 people)
  • Torticollis (111 people)
  • Muscle Spasticity (87 people)
  • Pain (39 people)
  • Dystonia (32 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prevacid (22 people)
  • Baclofen (21 people)
  • Xanax (18 people)
  • Sinemet (18 people)
  • Ambien (18 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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