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Review: could Botox cause Glaucoma?

We study 12,780 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma and more.

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Botox

Botox (latest outcomes from 12,963 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) (latest reports from 63,944 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 12,778 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 7 people (0.05%) have Glaucoma. They amount to 0.01% of all the 63,955 people who have Glaucoma on eHealthMe.

Trend of Glaucoma in Botox reports

Time on Botox when people have Glaucoma * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Botox * :

FemaleMale
Glaucoma100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Botox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Glaucoma0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Glaucoma when taking Botox ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Glaucoma ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blepharospasm (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (1 people, 14.29%)
  2. Lortab (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Neurontin (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Zestoretic (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Lorazepam (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (12 hours ago):

  • 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • bulbar palsy one month after botox injection

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    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?

    Reply

    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.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I began to have muscle and joint pain and burning in muscles 1 month after my botox injection. I have a positive RA factor. It is now 5 months after botox injection and I am in severe pain.

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