Review: could Botox cause Essential tremor?
We study 12,780 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Essential tremor and more.
Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Botox and have Essential tremor >>>
Botox (latest outcomes from 12,961 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin.
Essential tremor (latest reports from 3,474 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, osteopenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 23, 2014: 12,780 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 1 people (0.01%) has Essential Tremor. They amount to 0.03% of all the 3,474 people who have Essential Tremor on eHealthMe.
Time on Botox when people have Essential tremor * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Essential tremor||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Essential tremor when taking Botox * :
|Essential tremor||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Essential tremor when taking Botox * :
|Essential tremor||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Essential tremor when taking Botox ** :
How people recovered from Essential tremor ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Torticollis (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Atenolol (1 people, 100.00%)
- Mysoline (1 people, 100.00%)
- Lipitor (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 months ago):
After one year of being on Cymbalta to help with pain and depression, it did not do the job it should have. Instead for almost a year I went thru horrible pain, myoclonis, and rythmic body jerking lasting anywhere from 30 min up to 3 times a day to 6 hours or more a day and sometimes waking up with this jerking.. Went to hospital 2 times. My doctor said all this was from anxiety. My neurologist said the rythmic shaking was essential Tremor. I was unable to travel on family vacations and it caused pain and stress and we didn't know if I might start rolling around on the floor with by body on fire and horrid head pain. My neurologist answer was the shaking was due to Essential Tremor. And myoclonis was due to medicine reaction. I didn't have the myoclonis until the last 3 months of the year and was taken off Cymbalta last month.
Marshellette on May, 21, 2014:
I took this drug, Vistaril for a month, 100mg. I stopped it suddenly. For a month now I have been going through myoclonus and shaking and having shoulder, limb and hand shakes. I look like I have cerebral palsy. I also took Zyprexa. For insomnia.
From this study (2 months ago):
bulbar palsy one month after botox injection
kjoycamp on May, 9, 2014:
I am experiencing similar symptoms 6 weeks after injections. I had 30 units to treat the 11 only. Symptoms of eye pain started 3 days later. Also experiencing overall tiredness and anxiety attacks! Wondering if your symptoms have subsided at all and where did you have the injections and how much?
Ellie on Feb, 18, 2014:
I never had hyperthyroidism at all, and the last time I had a test for that , was 3 months ago, 1 week after injecting botox for the third time with a new doctor, I do not know what he used and how he did it, I had aweful symptoms , sever headaches, pain in the eyes, sore throat, difficulty breathing sometimes, being moody, having too dry skin, itchy body, anxiety attacks which leaded me to see a doctor. We had all type of blood test to see what's going on, and my TSH which always was around 1.80-2 had dropped to 0.21 which is amazingly unbelievable for me.
Anyways that's my idea that botox can cause that, since it happened to have over active thyroid within a week or so.
From this study (2 months ago):
Voice tremor, post-operative (hip replacement) balance problems
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Can botox cause heart murmors
I have started having heart flutters I may have had these befor I started using botox I also have underactive tyroids and i am on 25mg of tyroxine
- Has anyone besides me have blepharospasm after trigeminal neurology sugery
After Gamma Knife surgery for Trigeminal Neurology(a nerve problem) I later(4 years) was diagnosed with Blepharospasm/Meige Syndrome. Botox injections have been less than effective. Then I recently had Trigeminal Cyber Knife surgery on the other side of my face and still have nerve sensations on t ...
- Are there any sinus infection meds that do not exacerbate essential tremors?
I am trying to find an allergy med that will NOT make me very nervous and shaky. I have essential tremors and these meds make the condition worse - I shake much more and it feels like I'm on speed...but I have a chronic sinus headache which, I feel, is due to seasonal allergies...
More questions for: Botox, Essential tremor
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Botox and dry eye pain
I have severe dry eye, very painful at night, with gritty feeling 75% of the day. Drops such as gels, liquids, were used (Muro 128, genteal). Then switched to preservative free drops which have helped by 90%.
There is research about the injection of botox into crows feet and causing dry eye. Thi ...
More reviews for: Botox, Essential tremor
On eHealthMe, Botox (botulinum toxin type a) is often used for aging changes in skin. Find out below the conditions Botox is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Botox used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.