Botox and Infection - from FDA reports


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 Neurontin, and have Skin wrinkling. This review analyzes which people have Infection 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 Oct, 14, 2017

30,301 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 48 people (0.16%) have Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Infection?

Time on Botox when people have Infection *:

  • < 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 Infection when taking Botox *:

  • female: 85.42 %
  • male: 14.58 %

Age of people who have Infection when taking Botox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.12 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 6.25 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 53.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Skin Wrinkling (16 people, 33.33%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (4 people, 8.33%)
  • Muscle Spasms (3 people, 6.25%)
  • Hypertonic Bladder (2 people, 4.17%)
  • Graft Versus Host Disease (1 person, 2.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (10 people, 20.83%)
  • Cymbalta (9 people, 18.75%)
  • Oxycontin (8 people, 16.67%)
  • Tobrex (7 people, 14.58%)
  • Pletal (7 people, 14.58%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Swelling Face (12 people, 25.00%)
  • Headache (12 people, 25.00%)
  • Weakness (10 people, 20.83%)
  • Pneumonia (10 people, 20.83%)
  • Depression (10 people, 20.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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