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Review: could Botox cause Herpes zoster?
Summary: Herpes zoster is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Botox cosmetic, and have Skin wrinkling.
We study 12,792 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Herpes zoster. Find out below who they are, when they have Herpes zoster and more.
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Botox (latest outcomes from 12,976 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin.
Herpes zoster (latest reports from 22,684 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma.
On Nov, 27, 2014: 12,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 13 people (0.10%) have Herpes Zoster.
Time on Botox when people have Herpes zoster * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Herpes zoster||93.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.67% |
Gender of people who have Herpes zoster when taking Botox * :
|Herpes zoster||64.71%||35.29% |
Age of people who have Herpes zoster when taking Botox * :
|Herpes zoster||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||71.43%||14.29% |
Severity of Herpes zoster when taking Botox ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Herpes zoster||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Herpes zoster ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Herpes zoster||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Skin wrinkling (10 people, 76.92%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 30.77%)
- Affective disorder (4 people, 30.77%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 30.77%)
- Wrinkles (1 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Botox cosmetic (10 people, 76.92%)
- Fish oil (4 people, 30.77%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 30.77%)
- Multi-vitamins (4 people, 30.77%)
- Atenolol (4 people, 30.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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