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Review: could Botox cause Hoarseness or changing voice?

Summary: Hoarseness or changing voice could be caused by Botox, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Toprol-xl, and have Torticollis.

We study 12,776 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 133 have Hoarseness or changing voice. Find out below who they are, when they have Hoarseness or changing voice and more.

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Botox

Botox (latest outcomes from 12,957 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin.

Hoarseness or changing voice

Hoarseness or changing voice (latest reports from 91,428 patients) has been reported by people with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 12,762 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 133 people (1.04%) have Hoarseness Or Changing Voice. They amount to 0.15% of all the 91,312 people who have Hoarseness Or Changing Voice on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hoarseness or changing voice in Botox reports

Time on Botox when people have Hoarseness or changing voice * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hoarseness or changing voice99.21%0.00%0.00%0.79%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hoarseness or changing voice when taking Botox * :

FemaleMale
Hoarseness or changing voice62.60%37.40%

Age of people who have Hoarseness or changing voice when taking Botox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hoarseness or changing voice0.00%1.53%1.53%0.00%7.63%21.37%35.11%32.82%

Severity of Hoarseness or changing voice when taking Botox ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hoarseness or changing voice ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Torticollis (82 people, 61.65%)
  2. Pain (66 people, 49.62%)
  3. Skin wrinkling (60 people, 45.11%)
  4. Myalgia (45 people, 33.83%)
  5. Depression (45 people, 33.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Toprol-xl (57 people, 42.86%)
  2. Botox cosmetic (56 people, 42.11%)
  3. Vicodin (45 people, 33.83%)
  4. Flexeril (45 people, 33.83%)
  5. Zanaflex (44 people, 33.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have an anaphylaxis reaction to peanuts. I had a reaction 2 days ago and dr has given me prednisone. I started taking it yesterday and woke up this morning with no voice. Is this normal?

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    Ellie on Feb, 18, 2014:

    I never had hyperthyroidism at all, and the last time I had a test for that , was 3 months ago, 1 week after injecting botox for the third time with a new doctor, I do not know what he used and how he did it, I had aweful symptoms , sever headaches, pain in the eyes, sore throat, difficulty breathing sometimes, being moody, having too dry skin, itchy body, anxiety attacks which leaded me to see a doctor. We had all type of blood test to see what's going on, and my TSH which always was around 1.80-2 had dropped to 0.21 which is amazingly unbelievable for me.
    Anyways that's my idea that botox can cause that, since it happened to have over active thyroid within a week or so.

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