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Review: could Botox cause Rashes?

Summary: Rashes is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Botox cosmetic, and have Skin wrinkling.

We study 12,801 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 319 have Rashes. Find out below who they are, when they have Rashes 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)

Rashes

Rashes (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 146,484 Rashes patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 12,801 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 319 people (2.49%) have Rashes.

Trend of Rashes in Botox reports

Time on Botox when people have Rashes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rashes98.95%0.35%0.35%0.35%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rashes when taking Botox * :

FemaleMale
Rashes82.21%17.79%

Age of people who have Rashes when taking Botox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rashes0.00%1.29%0.65%0.97%14.52%39.35%22.26%20.97%

Severity of Rashes when taking Botox ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rashes0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rashes ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rashes0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Skin wrinkling (218 people, 68.34%)
  2. Torticollis (83 people, 26.02%)
  3. Pain (51 people, 15.99%)
  4. Dystonia (31 people, 9.72%)
  5. Neoplasm malignant (28 people, 8.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Botox cosmetic (219 people, 68.65%)
  2. Multi-vitamins (47 people, 14.73%)
  3. Fish oil (44 people, 13.79%)
  4. Lexapro (39 people, 12.23%)
  5. Aspirin (39 people, 12.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • 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 .

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