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Review: could Botox cause Fatigue?

Summary: Fatigue could be caused by Botox, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Botox cosmetic, and have Skin wrinkling.

We study 12,776 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 (latest outcomes from 12,957 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin.

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,536,664 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 12,762 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 439 people (3.44%) have Fatigue. They amount to 0.03% of all the 1,534,840 people who have Fatigue on eHealthMe.

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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    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

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