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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 12,792 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Botox and have Rsd >>>

Botox

Botox has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin. (latest outcomes from Botox 12,976 users)

Rsd

Rsd (reflex sympathetic dystrophy) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, complex regional pain syndrome, osteopenia, depression.(latest reports from Rsd 2,121 patients)

On Dec, 7, 2014: 12,792 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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  • Can you have botox injections in face when taking votrient
    (Asked by a 66 year old woman who has Renal Cell Carcinoma Stage Iv, and takes Botox Cosmetic)
    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?
    (Asked by a 33 year old woman who has Perioral Dermatitis, and takes Botox)
    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?
    (Asked by a 60 year old man who has Had Botox Injections For Migraine Relief, Now My Throat Is Closing Up While Sleeping, and takes Botox)
    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.
    (Asked by a 57 year old woman who has CRPS, RSD)
    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?
  • Can botox cause heart murmors
    (Asked by a 57 year old woman who has Heart Flutters, and takes Botox Cosmetic)
    I have started having heart flutters I may have had these befor I started using botox I also have underactive tyroids and i am on 25mg of tyroxine

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