Could Botox cause Nightmares - from FDA reports


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 Bipolar disorder . We study 7,875 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA. Among them, 15 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 migraine. (latest outcomes from Botox 26,280 users)

Nightmares

Nightmares (unpleasant dreams) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 21,652 Nightmares patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

7,875 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 15 people (0.19%) have Nightmares


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Nightmares?

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: 86.67 %
  • male: 13.33 %

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: 60 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 10 %
  • 60+: 30 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (6 people, 40.00%)
  • Zanaflex (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Simvastatin (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Metformin (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Cymbalta (5 people, 33.33%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Skin Wrinkling (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Epilepsy (2 people, 13.33%)
  • Neuralgia (1 person, 6.67%)
  • Eyelid Twitch (1 person, 6.67%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Panic Disorder (6 people, 40.00%)
  • Hallucinations (6 people, 40.00%)
  • Memory Loss (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Loss Of Consciousness (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Chest Pain (5 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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