Review: could Botox cause Serum sickness?
Summary: Serum sickness is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Botox purified neurotoxin complex, and have Pain.
We study 12,802 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Serum sickness. Find out below who they are, when they have Serum sickness and more.
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Botox has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in wrinkles. (latest outcomes from 12,989 Botox users)
Serum sickness (hypersensitivity reaction that results from the injection of heterologous or foreign protein or serum) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, premedication, kidney transplant. (latest reports from 1,916 Serum sickness patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 12,802 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 6 people (0.05%) have Serum Sickness.
Time on Botox when people have Serum sickness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Serum sickness||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Serum sickness when taking Botox * :
|Serum sickness||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Serum sickness when taking Botox * :
|Serum sickness||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
Severity of Serum sickness when taking Botox ** :
How people recovered from Serum sickness ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (2 people, 33.33%)
- Migraine (2 people, 33.33%)
- Skin wrinkling (1 people, 16.67%)
- Torticollis (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Botox purified neurotoxin complex (1 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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