Review: could Botox cause Kidney failure (Acute kidney failure)?
Summary: Kidney failure is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tysabri, and have Bladder disorder. We study 12,802 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Kidney failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney failure and more.
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Botox has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in wrinkles. (latest outcomes from 12,989 Botox users)
Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 57,661 Kidney failure patients)
On May, 13, 2015: 12,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 10 people (0.08%) have Kidney Failure.
Time on Botox when people have Kidney failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Kidney failure||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Kidney failure when taking Botox * :
|Kidney failure||40.00%||60.00% |
Age of people who have Kidney failure when taking Botox * :
|Kidney failure||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||0.00%||44.44%||33.33%||11.11% |
Severity of Kidney failure when taking Botox ** :
How people recovered from Kidney failure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bladder disorder (4 people, 40.00%)
- Skin wrinkling (3 people, 30.00%)
- Hypotrichosis (3 people, 30.00%)
- Progressive relapsing multiple sclerosis (2 people, 20.00%)
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (2 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tysabri (4 people, 40.00%)
- Botox cosmetic (3 people, 30.00%)
- Lumigan (3 people, 30.00%)
- Protonix (1 people, 10.00%)
- Diovan (1 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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