Review: could Botox cause Kidney failure?
Summary: Kidney failure could be caused by Botox, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Tysabri, and have Bladder disorder.
We study 12,762 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.
On Apr, 9, 2014: 12,762 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 10 people (0.08%) have Kidney Failure. They amount to 0.00% of all the 428,582 people who have Kidney Failure on eHealthMe.
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%)
- Hypotrichosis (3 people, 30.00%)
- Skin wrinkling (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%)
- Lumigan (3 people, 30.00%)
- Botox cosmetic (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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Had to have 3 dialysis treatments.. Blood sugar went up here
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I began to have muscle and joint pain and burning in muscles 1 month after my botox injection. I have a positive RA factor. It is now 5 months after botox injection and I am in severe pain.
From this study (4 weeks ago):
My father received an infusion of zometa and a three month shot of Lupron, four days later he had renal failure and was put on dialysis.
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