Botox and Herpes zoster - from FDA reports
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 Fish Oil, and have Skin wrinkling. This review analyzes which people have Herpes zoster 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, 21, 2017
30,301 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 48 people (0.16%) have Herpes zoster
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Botox when people have Herpes zoster *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Herpes zoster when taking Botox *:
- female: 93.62 %
- male: 6.38 %
Age of people who have Herpes zoster when taking Botox *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 6.06 %
- 30-39: 3.03 %
- 40-49: 27.27 %
- 50-59: 36.36 %
- 60+: 27.27 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Skin Wrinkling (24 people, 50.00%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (4 people, 8.33%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 6.25%)
- High Blood Pressure (2 people, 4.17%)
- Gait Disturbance (2 people, 4.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fish Oil (4 people, 8.33%)
- Synthroid (3 people, 6.25%)
- Imitrex (3 people, 6.25%)
- Gilenya (3 people, 6.25%)
- Zetia (2 people, 4.17%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (15 people, 31.25%)
- Headache (11 people, 22.92%)
- Facial Pain (6 people, 12.50%)
- Weakness (5 people, 10.42%)
- Drug Ineffective (4 people, 8.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I am a 69 yr. Old Female!!Have been taking flonase for 5 or 6 yrs.Broke out in shingles a yr. Ago..Have had 3 breakouts since..The last 2 breakouts were in less than a month of each other!!! Curious if it could possibly be a side effect from the flonase..am not taking any other medications!!
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I am 38 years old women and have had reoccurring shingles on my left arm for 10 months. I have excruciating pain in my hand, thumb & 1st finger. I have tried gabapetin (max dose)with tramadol and paracetamol for 3 months but still in pain. I am now taking tramadol & paracetamol & ibruprofen with ...
I am 24 and was put on fluconazole for 3 month due to foliculitis. I then decided to stop on my own due to it not working at all. About 1 month has passed by and I just found out that I now have shingles..
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.
Hi everyone, I used chantix to quit smoking and make myself healthy, however I got shingles and have been so sick and in pain ever since. I just don't understand , had I known this was a possible side effect of chantix, I would not have taken this drug.