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Review: could Botox cause Rashes?

Summary: Rashes could be caused by Botox, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Botox cosmetic, and have Skin wrinkling.

We study 12,776 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 318 have Rashes. Find out below who they are, when they have Rashes and more.

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Botox

Botox (latest outcomes from 12,957 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin.

Rashes

Rashes (redness) (latest reports from 965,548 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 12,762 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 318 people (2.49%) have Rashes. They amount to 0.03% of all the 964,582 people who have Rashes on eHealthMe.

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
Rashes99.30%0.00%0.35%0.35%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rashes when taking Botox * :

FemaleMale
Rashes82.17%17.83%

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%14.56%39.48%22.01%21.04%

Severity of Rashes when taking Botox ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Rashes ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Skin wrinkling (218 people, 68.55%)
  2. Torticollis (83 people, 26.10%)
  3. Pain (51 people, 16.04%)
  4. Dystonia (31 people, 9.75%)
  5. Depression (28 people, 8.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Botox cosmetic (218 people, 68.55%)
  2. Multi-vitamins (47 people, 14.78%)
  3. Fish oil (44 people, 13.84%)
  4. Aspirin (39 people, 12.26%)
  5. Lexapro (39 people, 12.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Have been on Travatan Z for about 6 mos. and now have developed raised bumps and itching on abdomen,upper back,shoulders, back of thighs and folds of elbows. I do have a history of allergies and asthma.

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  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • I have been taking ibuprofen 800 mg every 4-6 hours for pain as prescribed by my dentist after extensive dental work for almost a week. I now have a painless rash on my face and getting petechiae on my arms and hands. Could this be from the ibuprofen and should i stop taking it and find another pain reliever. I am type 2 diabetic and have non aloholic fatty liver disease.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Itching burning on mainly my feet and lower legs raised boil looking hives and extream sensitivity in my feet

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