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Review: could Botox cause Rsd (Complex regional pain syndrome)?

Summary: Rsd is reported only by a few people who take Botox.

We study 12,801 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Rsd. Find out below who they are, when they have Rsd 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 12,986 Botox users)

Rsd

Rsd (reflex sympathetic dystrophy) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, complex regional pain syndrome, osteopenia, depression. (latest reports from 2,128 Rsd patients)

On Feb, 8, 2015: 12,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Rsd.

Trend of Rsd in Botox reports

Time on Botox when people have Rsd * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rsd100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rsd when taking Botox * :

FemaleMale
Rsd100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Rsd when taking Botox * :

n/a

Severity of Rsd when taking Botox ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Rsd ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Skin wrinkling (2 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamins (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Botox cosmetic (2 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I received the Botox injections for migraine prevention and then within the following couple of days, I had some dental work done for a new crown. This is the first time in my life that the dentist could not effectively numb my gums . It took about 8 to 10 injections over an hour before I was finally feeling numb. My question is : does the Botox cause this problem, ie, is the botox contraindicated for Novocain ? I look forward to an educated response. Thanks someone !Snutch
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    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
  • 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?
  • What can you do about the heat intolerance with crps? i'm always way too warm.
    I am always way too warm. My family is freezing! I currently have a pain stimulator. I'm taking medications mainly antidepressants and Neurontin. I need guidance, is there a medication that might help?

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Comments from related studies:

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  • HubbardstonJMF on Feb, 6, 2015:

    CDC emailed me this back in 2013. Isoniazid INGH causes a number of recognized adverse effects; however, RSD complex regional pain syndrome has not been recognized as an adverse effect of isoniazid in any the isoniazid treatment trials, which cumulatively have enrolled more than 70,000 patients. The case reports in the literature of complex regional pain syndrome in TB patients do not constitute grounds for warning about a causal relationship.

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    Joanne on Aug, 17, 2014:

    March 2011 I had a positive reading of TB. I went on INH and was on it to July because my liver function enzymes increased a lot. In October 2011, suddenly developed in my right leg down to the foot cellulitis. No bug bite, cut, or any injury on the leg. I just got Cellulitis. November 30 2011, I was injured at work. Broke my foot/didn't show in the xray was broken so worked 40 hrs at the hospital. February 2012 MRI showed that I had to Fractures in the left foot. I went out on workers comp. March 2012 diagnosed with RSD/CRPS. I have found this study helpful but yet disturbing. People should be warned about taking INH. I have written to the CDC and they stated that there is 70,000 cases that they know that people have developed RSD/CRPS due to INH and RIF. Two antibiotics to treat TB.

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