Botox and Stevens-johnson syndrome - from FDA reports
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 . We study 25,926 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA. Among them, 12 have Stevens-johnson syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Stevens-johnson syndrome and more.
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Botox has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in False. (latest outcomes from Botox 26,286 users)
Stevens-johnson syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, convulsion, epilepsy, bipolar disorder, fever (latest reports from 34,801 Stevens-johnson syndrome patients).
On Jan, 20, 2017
25,926 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:
Time on Botox when people have Stevens-johnson Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 85.71 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
- 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%)
- Muscle Spasms (1 person, 8.33%)
- Headache (1 person, 8.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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