Could Botox cause Nightmares - from FDA reports
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 Skin wrinkling . We study 25,926 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA. Among them, 21 have Nightmares. Find out below who they are, when they have Nightmares and more.
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Botox has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Botox 26,284 users)
Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 21,665 Nightmares patients).
On Dec, 25, 2016
25,926 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 21 people (0.08%) have Nightmares
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Botox when people have Nightmares *:
- < 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 Nightmares when taking Botox *:
- female: 85.71 %
- male: 14.29 %
Age of people who have Nightmares when taking Botox *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 42.86 %
- 40-49: 7.14 %
- 50-59: 28.57 %
- 60+: 21.43 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Skin Wrinkling (8 people, 38.10%)
- Bipolar Disorder (6 people, 28.57%)
- Migraine (3 people, 14.29%)
- Neuralgia (2 people, 9.52%)
- Epilepsy (2 people, 9.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lamictal (6 people, 28.57%)
- Zanaflex (5 people, 23.81%)
- Sudafed 12 Hour (5 people, 23.81%)
- Metformin (5 people, 23.81%)
- Claritin (5 people, 23.81%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Panic Disorder (7 people, 33.33%)
- Fatigue (7 people, 33.33%)
- Chest Pain (7 people, 33.33%)
- Breathing Difficulty (7 people, 33.33%)
- Hallucinations (6 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Nightmares after leaving a pypsychopathic husband. Stress of raising ADHD child alone, Then business partners did a take over. I then worked my own business until hands wore out. I am retired but wake up sweating, rapid heart rate and feeling scared
Falling out of bed, jumping up out of bed during a nightmare, having nightmares, talking nightly in sleep, yelling and sometimes blood-curdling screams from nightmares, sometimes remembered, most times not.
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