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 12,800 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 has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin. (latest outcomes from 12,981 Botox users)
Infection has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 55,197 Infection patients)
On Jan, 11, 2015: 12,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 21 people (0.16%) have Infection.
Time on Botox when people have Infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Infection when taking Botox * :
Age of people who have Infection when taking Botox * :
Severity of Infection when taking Botox ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Infection ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Skin wrinkling (8 people, 38.10%)
- Muscle spasms (2 people, 9.52%)
- Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 4.76%)
- Inflammation (1 people, 4.76%)
- Migraine (1 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycontin (8 people, 38.10%)
- Neurontin (8 people, 38.10%)
- Cymbalta (8 people, 38.10%)
- Tramadol hcl (7 people, 33.33%)
- Naproxen (7 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Can you have botox injections in face when taking votrient
I would like to know if anyone taking Votrient has had cosmetic Botox injections. If so have you had any reaction?
- Has anyone experienced getting perioral dermatitis after botox injections?
Approx. 1 year ago perioral dermatitis on my face occured.
My skin was always very nice and quite resistant.
Never suffered from eczema, acne or anything like that.
When I tried to figure out the reason, the only thing, which comes on my mind is, I had had botox injections about month before my dermatitis started. Has anyone experienced sth similar? Thanks Adela
- Can botox for migraines cause sleep apnea?
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 injections. It feels like there is a flap in my throat that is closing off my air and I have to cough and gasp to get air. Anybody else have this problem?
The doctor only injected the side of my head that the migraines are occurring, he put 2 or 3 injections in the back of my head, close to the bottom of head.
The doctor thinks it is unrelated to the injections, but why is it happening now and not any time before the injections?
- Can botox cause heart murmors
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
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 the side of my face where I received the original surgery. Could the Trigeminal Nerves be the cause of my Blepharospasm/Meige Syndrome and can the brain stimulation procedure address both?
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The last three times I had Botox injections, (forehead, crows feet) I got a sinus infection within a week of the injections. Two different doctors, same results. This last one was the worst. Terrible forehead pain, green pus out my nose, slight chills and fever. The other times I wasn't sure, but now I am. None of the doctors have heard of this problem. I had to see my GP and he put me on antibiotics and it finally cleared. I wonder if there is something I can do prior to the injections to prevent the sinus problems? If I could afford it, I'd get an eye lift. No more Botox!
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