Review: could Botox cause Spinal Osteoarthritis?


Summary

Spinal osteoarthritis is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Clindamycin, and have Pain . We study 7,649 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Spinal osteoarthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Spinal osteoarthritis and more.

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Botox

Botox has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in skin wrinkling. (latest outcomes from Botox 26,009 users)

Spinal Osteoarthritis

Spinal osteoarthritis (joint cartilage loss in spine) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, weakness, diarrhea, chest pain (latest reports from 11,467 Spinal osteoarthritis patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

7,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 31 people (0.41%) have Spinal Osteoarthritis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Spinal osteoarthritis?

Time on Botox when people have Spinal Osteoarthritis *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Spinal Osteoarthritis when taking Botox *:

  • female: 93.33 %
  • male: 6.67 %

Age of people who have Spinal Osteoarthritis when taking Botox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.7 %
  • 30-39: 3.7 %
  • 40-49: 44.44 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 14.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (13 people, 41.94%)
  • Pain In Jaw (12 people, 38.71%)
  • Neoplasm Malignant (12 people, 38.71%)
  • Depression (12 people, 38.71%)
  • Torticollis (4 people, 12.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (15 people, 48.39%)
  • Peridex (15 people, 48.39%)
  • Clindamycin (15 people, 48.39%)
  • Skelaxin (14 people, 45.16%)
  • Klonopin (14 people, 45.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (24 people, 77.42%)
  • Depression (22 people, 70.97%)
  • Mass (19 people, 61.29%)
  • Bronchitis (19 people, 61.29%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (17 people, 54.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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