Review: could Botox cause Essential Tremor?


Summary

Essential tremor is reported only by a few people who take Botox. We study 4,755 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Essential tremor. Find out below who they are, when they have Essential tremor and more.

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Botox

Botox has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in skin wrinkling. (latest outcomes from Botox 17,991 users)

Essential Tremor

Essential tremor has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, weakness, fatigue, high blood pressure (latest reports from 1,168 Essential tremor patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

4,755 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 2 people (0.04%) have Essential Tremor


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Essential tremor?

Time on Botox when people have Essential Tremor *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 50 %

Gender of people who have Essential Tremor when taking Botox *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Essential Tremor when taking Botox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Severity if Essential Tremor when taking Botox **:

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

How people recovered from Essential Tremor **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Tremor - Essential (1 person)
  • Torticollis (1 person)
  • Thyroid Disorder (1 person)
  • Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping (1 person)
  • Osteopenia (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin K (1 person)
  • Vitamin D (1 person)
  • Propranolol Hydrochloride (1 person)
  • Magnesium Malate (1 person)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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