Review: could Botox cause Renal failure?
We study 12,780 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Botox (latest outcomes from 12,963 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin.
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 432,513 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 12,778 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 12 people (0.09%) have Renal Failure. They amount to 0.00% of all the 428,817 people who have Renal Failure on eHealthMe.
Time on Botox when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Botox * :
|Renal failure||41.67%||58.33% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Botox * :
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||0.00%||36.36%||45.45%||9.09% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Botox ** :
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bladder disorder (4 people, 33.33%)
- Skin wrinkling (3 people, 25.00%)
- Hypotrichosis (3 people, 25.00%)
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (2 people, 16.67%)
- Progressive relapsing multiple sclerosis (2 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tysabri (4 people, 33.33%)
- Botox cosmetic (3 people, 25.00%)
- Lumigan (3 people, 25.00%)
- Norvasc (2 people, 16.67%)
- Toprol-xl (2 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (10 hours ago):
I have taken botox a week ago. After that my blood pressure raised. Although I was taking blood pressure pill before it did not affect anymore and my blood pressure raised to 150/100 sometimes 160/100. I am consulting my doctor right now to take multiple blood pressure pills in or to lower my blood pressure.
From this study (4 weeks ago):
Still fighting the disease. Also having muscle twitches and heart flutters.
From this study (3 months ago):
bulbar palsy one month after botox injection
kjoycamp on May, 9, 2014:
I am experiencing similar symptoms 6 weeks after injections. I had 30 units to treat the 11 only. Symptoms of eye pain started 3 days later. Also experiencing overall tiredness and anxiety attacks! Wondering if your symptoms have subsided at all and where did you have the injections and how much?
Ellie on Feb, 18, 2014:
I never had hyperthyroidism at all, and the last time I had a test for that , was 3 months ago, 1 week after injecting botox for the third time with a new doctor, I do not know what he used and how he did it, I had aweful symptoms , sever headaches, pain in the eyes, sore throat, difficulty breathing sometimes, being moody, having too dry skin, itchy body, anxiety attacks which leaded me to see a doctor. We had all type of blood test to see what's going on, and my TSH which always was around 1.80-2 had dropped to 0.21 which is amazingly unbelievable for me.
Anyways that's my idea that botox can cause that, since it happened to have over active thyroid within a week or so.
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