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 Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Glaucoma with Botox. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30,301 people who have side effects when taking Botox from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

30,301 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 13 people (0.04%) 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: 88.89 %
  • male: 11.11 %

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: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 75.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Joint Pain (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Eye Pain (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Blood Magnesium Decreased (1 person, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Voltaren (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Neurontin (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Lortab (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Dexilant (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Cardizem (1 person, 7.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Vision Blurred (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Tremor (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Ecchymosis (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (2 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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