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Review: could Botox cause Infection?

Summary: Infection is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Skin wrinkling.

We study 12,791 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Infection and more.

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Botox

Botox (latest outcomes from 12,976 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin.

Trend of botox reports

Infection

Infection (latest reports from 55,170 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure.

Trend of Infection reports

On Nov, 21, 2014: 12,791 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 21 people (0.16%) have Infection.

Trend of Infection in Botox reports

Time on Botox when people have Infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Infection100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Infection when taking Botox * :

FemaleMale
Infection96.55%3.45%

Age of people who have Infection when taking Botox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Infection0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%29.41%0.00%0.00%70.59%

Severity of Infection when taking Botox ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Infection0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Infection ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Infection100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Skin wrinkling (8 people, 38.10%)
  2. Muscle spasms (2 people, 9.52%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 4.76%)
  4. Inflammation (1 people, 4.76%)
  5. Migraine (1 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (8 people, 38.10%)
  2. Neurontin (8 people, 38.10%)
  3. Cymbalta (8 people, 38.10%)
  4. Tramadol hcl (7 people, 33.33%)
  5. Naproxen (7 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can botox for migraines cause sleep apnea?
    (Asked by a 60 year old man who has Had Botox Injections For Migraine Relief, Now My Throat Is Closing Up While Sleeping, and takes Botox)
    I had botox injections for non-stop migraines on Sept, 3rd. Last night(3 weeks later) my throat closed off completely while sleeping at least 3 times. This is the first round of botox, but my face swelled and I had itching sensations inside my nose and chest happened approx. 2 hours after the inject ...

  • Can botox cause heart murmors
    (Asked by a 57 year old woman who has Heart Flutters, and takes Botox Cosmetic)
    I have started having heart flutters I may have had these befor I started using botox I also have underactive tyroids and i am on 25mg of tyroxine

  • Has anyone besides me have blepharospasm after trigeminal neurology sugery
    (Asked by a 67 year old woman who has Blepharospasm, Trigeminal Neuralgia, and takes Botox, Tegretol)
    After Gamma Knife surgery for Trigeminal Neurology(a nerve problem) I later(4 years) was diagnosed with Blepharospasm/Meige Syndrome. Botox injections have been less than effective. Then I recently had Trigeminal Cyber Knife surgery on the other side of my face and still have nerve sensations on t ...

  • For those who have hair loss after botox, female, in your 50's, has it returned?
    (Asked by a 57 year old woman who has Alarming Hair Loss Approximately 3-4 Weeks After Botox Injected, and takes Botox Cosmetic)
    I have been using Botox between my eyebrows for about 6 years. The last injection was June 20, 2013. The doctor was one I never had and proceeded to inject into the top half of my forehead unlike other injections between the eyebrows. I thought he knew what he was doing as he said he was a pionee ...

  • I just had botox but have the 2nd series injection for hep b vaccination in 2 days. is it safe to have the hep b vaccination even if i had botox done 2 days ago?
    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Hepatitis B Immunisation, and takes Botox)
    I just had Botox but have the 2nd series injection for Hep B vaccination in 2 days. Is it safe to have the Hep B vaccination even if I had Botox done 2 days ago?

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