Could Botox cause Fatigue - from FDA reports


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 Cymbalta, and have Migraine . We study 7,875 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA. Among them, 499 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 migraine. (latest outcomes from Botox 26,278 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 359,674 Fatigue patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

7,875 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 499 people (6.34%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Fatigue?

Time on Botox when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 94.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 2.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.48 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Botox *:

  • female: 84.82 %
  • male: 15.18 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Botox *:

  • 0-1: 0.27 %
  • 2-9: 4.38 %
  • 10-19: 3.01 %
  • 20-29: 6.3 %
  • 30-39: 15.34 %
  • 40-49: 27.67 %
  • 50-59: 25.48 %
  • 60+: 17.53 %

Severity of Fatigue **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (30 people, 6.01%)
  • Topamax (29 people, 5.81%)
  • Xanax (26 people, 5.21%)
  • Synthroid (24 people, 4.81%)
  • Lyrica (24 people, 4.81%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Muscle Spasticity (55 people, 11.02%)
  • Torticollis (44 people, 8.82%)
  • Skin Wrinkling (43 people, 8.62%)
  • Pain (34 people, 6.81%)
  • Headache (33 people, 6.61%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Weakness (232 people, 46.49%)
  • Headache (125 people, 25.05%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (99 people, 19.84%)
  • Pain (91 people, 18.24%)
  • Nausea (89 people, 17.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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