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Review: could Botox cause Renal failure?

Summary: Renal failure could be caused by Botox, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Tysabri, and have Bladder disorder.

We study 12,776 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

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

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 423,730 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 12,762 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 429,397 people who have Renal Failure on eHealthMe.

Trend of Renal failure in Botox reports

Time on Botox when people have Renal failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Botox * :

FemaleMale
Renal failure41.67%58.33%

Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Botox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%0.00%36.36%45.45%9.09%

Severity of Renal failure when taking Botox ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Renal failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bladder disorder (4 people, 33.33%)
  2. Hypotrichosis (3 people, 25.00%)
  3. Skin wrinkling (3 people, 25.00%)
  4. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Progressive relapsing multiple sclerosis (2 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tysabri (4 people, 33.33%)
  2. Lumigan (3 people, 25.00%)
  3. Botox cosmetic (3 people, 25.00%)
  4. Norvasc (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Toprol-xl (2 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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