Could Botox cause Glaucoma - from FDA reports


Glaucoma is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Celexa, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 7,876 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA. Among them, 11 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma and more.

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Botox has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Botox 26,280 users)


Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, glaucoma, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 29,290 Glaucoma patients).

On Nov, 29, 2016

7,876 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 11 people (0.14%) have Glaucoma

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Glaucoma?

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Botox *:

  • female: 85.71 %
  • male: 14.29 %

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Botox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 83.33 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (1 person, 9.09%)
  • Lortab (1 person, 9.09%)
  • Gabapentin (1 person, 9.09%)
  • Diovan (1 person, 9.09%)
  • Celexa (1 person, 9.09%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Sleep Disorder (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Muscle Spasms (1 person, 9.09%)
  • Muscle Disorder (1 person, 9.09%)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (1 person, 9.09%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Headache (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Tremor (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Swelling (1 person, 9.09%)
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness (1 person, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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