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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 12,800 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 12,981 Botox users)

Rashes

Rashes (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 146,455 Rashes patients)

On Jan, 28, 2015: 12,800 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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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • What drug helped most to get rid of rash?
    Antihistamines did not help my itchy rash from this drug. What else can I use or get from my doctor?
  • 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
  • How long does redness last after picato?
    After 3 and a half weeks, I still have a huge red splotch on my face where I applied picato gel according to directions from my dermatologist. I'm very worried that it will be permanent. I had a huge water filled blister the morning after my first application of the gel. I used it two more times as directed. After a week, some of the redness was going away but I've seen no more improvement in the past two weeks. I'm still scaley, rough and red.

    Has anyone else experience this? I went by the doctors office the first morning and was told it was as expected. I've called back and been told not to worry. I see the dr in two more weeks, but for now, I'm quite upset that permanent damage has been done. I was not warned at all that this could happen. The photos in the medication packaging led me to believe that in 3 weeks, all redness would be gone. Info needed for sure. Please let me know. Thanks
  • 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 (3 days ago):

  • i started weaning myself off clonazpam 0.05 2x day for 3 yrs,started taking 1 a day for about 4 months,then every other day,then every 3days,about 4 months after started to get a rash ,face,back chest,chin,alittle on arms and legs and also inbetween butt area,still have it,it comes and goes like hives.itchey and starting to feel skin burning around skin

    Reply

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Took steroids for intensely itchy full body rash. Rash did not cease. Last day of prednisone tablets, got nausea sick headache. Second day with black water diaherria, incontinence, can keep no foods in. Will be starting second course prednisone tomorrow. Rash worse than ever.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Have itchy chest that appeared 10 days after stopping ketorolac/torodol pills. Have had itchiness for two weeks now. Doctor said it is most likely a delayed allergic reaction to the medication

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