Botox and Glaucoma - from FDA reports


Summary

Glaucoma is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Cardizem, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Glaucoma with Botox. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,919 people who have side effects when taking Botox from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 09, 2017

25,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 12 people (0.05%) have Glaucoma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Glaucoma?

Time on Botox when people have Glaucoma *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Botox *:

  • female: 87.5 %
  • male: 12.5 %

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: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 71.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Migraine (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Adverse Event (1 person, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Lyrica (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Lortab (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Dexilant (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Cardizem (1 person, 8.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Vision Blurred (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Tremor (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (2 people, 16.67%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (1 person, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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