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Review: could Botox cause Glaucoma?





Summary: Glaucoma is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Vytorin, and have Blepharospasm.

We study 12,792 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 has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin. (latest outcomes from Botox 12,976 users)

Glaucoma

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Glaucoma 18,578 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 12,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 7 people (0.05%) have Glaucoma.

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. Vytorin (1 people, 14.29%)
  2. Diovan (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Protonix (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Prandin (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Zantac (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can you have botox injections in face when taking votrient
    (Asked by a 66 year old woman who has Renal Cell Carcinoma Stage Iv, and takes Botox Cosmetic)
    I would like to know if anyone taking Votrient has had cosmetic Botox injections. If so have you had any reaction?
  • Has anyone experienced getting perioral dermatitis after botox injections?
    (Asked by a 33 year old woman who has Perioral Dermatitis, and takes Botox)
    Approx. 1 year ago perioral dermatitis on my face occured. My skin was always very nice and quite resistant. Never suffered from eczema, acne or anything like that. When I tried to figure out the reason, the only thing, which comes on my mind is, I had had botox injections about month before my d ...
  • Can botox for migraines cause sleep apnea?
    (Asked by a 60 year old man who has Had Botox Injections For Migraine Relief, Now My Throat Is Closing Up While Sleeping, and takes Botox)
    I had botox injections for non-stop migraines on Sept, 3rd. Last night(3 weeks later) my throat closed off completely while sleeping at least 3 times. This is the first round of botox, but my face swelled and I had itching sensations inside my nose and chest happened approx. 2 hours after the inject ...
  • Can botox cause heart murmors
    (Asked by a 57 year old woman who has Heart Flutters, and takes Botox Cosmetic)
    I have started having heart flutters I may have had these befor I started using botox I also have underactive tyroids and i am on 25mg of tyroxine
  • Has anyone besides me have blepharospasm after trigeminal neurology sugery
    (Asked by a 67 year old woman who has Blepharospasm, Trigeminal Neuralgia, and takes Botox, Tegretol)
    After Gamma Knife surgery for Trigeminal Neurology(a nerve problem) I later(4 years) was diagnosed with Blepharospasm/Meige Syndrome. Botox injections have been less than effective. Then I recently had Trigeminal Cyber Knife surgery on the other side of my face and still have nerve sensations on t ...

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