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Review: could Botox cause Nightmares?

Summary: Nightmares is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Migraine.

We study 12,801 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Nightmares. Find out below who they are, when they have Nightmares and more.

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Botox

Botox has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin. (latest outcomes from 12,985 Botox users)

Nightmares

Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 14,338 Nightmares patients)

On Feb, 5, 2015: 12,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 16 people (0.12%) have Nightmares.

Trend of Nightmares in Botox reports

Time on Botox when people have Nightmares * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nightmares100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Nightmares when taking Botox * :

FemaleMale
Nightmares88.89%11.11%

Age of people who have Nightmares when taking Botox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nightmares0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%42.86%21.43%14.29%21.43%

Severity of Nightmares when taking Botox ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Nightmares ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Migraine (5 people, 31.25%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (4 people, 25.00%)
  3. Skin wrinkling (4 people, 25.00%)
  4. Blepharospasm (4 people, 25.00%)
  5. Headache (3 people, 18.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (6 people, 37.50%)
  2. Cymbalta (5 people, 31.25%)
  3. Neurontin (5 people, 31.25%)
  4. Simvastatin (5 people, 31.25%)
  5. Synthroid (5 people, 31.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Do botox injections for migraines possibly cause loss of effectiveness of novacaines numbing ability ?
    I received the Botox injections for migraine prevention and then within the following couple of days, I had some dental work done for a new crown. This is the first time in my life that the dentist could not effectively numb my gums . It took about 8 to 10 injections over an hour before I was finally feeling numb. My question is : does the Botox cause this problem, ie, is the botox contraindicated for Novocain ? I look forward to an educated response. Thanks someone !Snutch
  • I need to know psychological problems drug infusion dilaudid therapy? (1 answer)
    I have recently stolen some things from a loved ones house while residing there and hid the very valuable items and have no memory of it or where I hid the items that haven't been found,which resulted in my having to leave and been told never to return....I am devastated.... I loved those people I would have never done such a thing but it was all in my possession...only I could have done this, there was no one else in the home and all doors and windows were locked... but I have absolutely no memory of it...has anyone else had these experiences...yes I have done similar things but not to this degree...this almost resulted in my incarceration has anyone else had similar episodes???
  • 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?

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Nightmares still occur on a regular basis with or without drug

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • been receiving botox injections for crows feet for 10 years. After last injection 4 months ago began having rash and redness of upper eyelids. Seen by MD was told eczema. Keeps returning .

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Had Botox for the first time July 2012. Noticed triangular dents 3 days later (they have never disappeared) face appears flat (all volume gone). Couldnt raise my eyebrows for at least 9 months, had to manually lift my brow to put mascara on. Cheek droop (but recovered mostly from that now) eyes looked sunken for about 1.5 yrs, (right eye still looks sunken) hollow caved in temple area (guessing that's from having my forehead injected) had dry eyes for roughly a 1yr, and strangely I still get shooting pains every now and then around my eyes. My eyes look like an old ladies eyes now, they look empty and hollow, skin looks like orange peel (Lower lids). Can feel my face pulling when I make certain expressions (like its so tight in some areas) left side of face is getting better, right side is still very droopy, skin laxity, pulls in funny directions when making expressions.

    Reply

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