Botox and Glaucoma - from FDA reports
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 Sep, 22, 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:
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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I have been on Xalatan and Asopt for over 10 yrs. I recently changed doctors and he stopped all drops 2 months ago. Within 5 days I developed severe headaches 3-4 days per wk. I have never suffered from headaches previously. My pressures are remaining in the low to mid 20s and he claims it has ...
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I was diagnosed with Closed angle Glaucoma, two years ago. It was a complete shock to me, as I had regular visits to my optician, my eye pressure was always ok. But I was seeing rainbows around lights and my eyes were always extremely fatigued at night, or when I was socialising having to focus ...
I had Botox for the first time 4 weeks ago. I've had a range of symptoms since but am now experiencing rapid heart rate ( 105bmm at rest) and feel breathless climbing a flight of stairs. I'm in the early stages of diagnosis with the Drs but I suspect they'll find nothing.