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Review: could Botox cause Fatigue?

Summary: Fatigue is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Botox cosmetic, and have Skin wrinkling.

We study 12,801 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 439 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Botox

Botox has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin. (latest outcomes from 12,985 Botox users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,846 Fatigue patients)

On Feb, 25, 2015: 12,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 439 people (3.43%) have Fatigue.

Trend of Fatigue in Botox reports

Time on Botox when people have Fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fatigue97.13%0.86%0.00%1.15%0.57%0.29%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Botox * :

FemaleMale
Fatigue85.82%14.18%

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Botox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.22%9.11%2.44%5.56%24.44%31.11%16.22%10.89%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Botox ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fatigue0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fatigue0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Skin wrinkling (213 people, 48.52%)
  2. Muscle spasticity (120 people, 27.33%)
  3. Cerebral palsy (63 people, 14.35%)
  4. Torticollis (59 people, 13.44%)
  5. Pain (56 people, 12.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Botox cosmetic (201 people, 45.79%)
  2. Topamax (40 people, 9.11%)
  3. Multi-vitamin (40 people, 9.11%)
  4. Sinemet (37 people, 8.43%)
  5. Neurontin (35 people, 7.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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