Botox and Stevens-johnson syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Stevens-johnson syndrome is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Skin wrinkling. This review analyzes which people have Stevens-johnson syndrome with Botox. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 26,593 people who have side effects when taking Botox from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

26,593 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 12 people (0.05%) have Stevens-johnson Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Stevens-johnson syndrome?

Time on Botox when people have Stevens-johnson Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 87.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stevens-johnson Syndrome when taking Botox *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Stevens-johnson Syndrome when taking Botox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 55.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Skin Wrinkling (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Torticollis (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Migraine (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Depression (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Alcoholism (1 person, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Valium (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Cymbalta (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Metaxalone (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Diazepam (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Aspirin (1 person, 8.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Fever (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Pain (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Headache (1 person, 8.33%)
  • C-Reactive Protein Increased (1 person, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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