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Review: could Botox cause Essential tremor?

We study 12,785 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.

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Botox

Botox (latest outcomes from 12,968 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin.

Essential tremor

Essential tremor (latest reports from 3,487 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, osteopenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 27, 2014: 12,785 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 3,485 people who have Essential Tremor on eHealthMe.

Trend of Essential tremor in Botox reports

Time on Botox when people have Essential tremor * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Essential tremor100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Essential tremor100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Essential tremor0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Essential tremor when taking Botox ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Essential tremor ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Torticollis (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Atenolol (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Mysoline (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Lipitor (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have taken botox a week ago. After that my blood pressure raised. Although I was taking blood pressure pill before it did not affect anymore and my blood pressure raised to 150/100 sometimes 160/100. I am consulting my doctor right now to take multiple blood pressure pills in or to lower my blood pressure.

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  • Wellbutrin sr solves migraine and depression but is it increasing tremor?

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  • From this study (3 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.

    Reply

    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.

    Reply

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