Review: could Botox cause Stevens-johnson syndrome?
This is a review of Stevens-johnson syndrome (Erythema multiforme) by studying 12,754 people who take Botox. We analyze: the time on Botox when people have Stevens-johnson syndrome, gender and age of these people, the severity of Stevens-johnson syndrome, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Botox. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Botox (latest outcomes from 12,952 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin, wrinkles. Commonly reported side effects of Botox include eyelid ptosis, weakness, therapeutic response decreased, headache, dysphagia aggravated.
Stevens-johnson syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe) (latest reports from 132,582 patients) has been reported by people with convulsion, high blood pressure, epilepsy, ill-defined disorder, fever.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 12,648 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 6 people (0.05%) have Stevens-johnson Syndrome.
Time on Botox when people have Stevens-johnson syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||80.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Botox * :
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||14.29%||85.71% |
Age of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Botox * :
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Botox ** :
How people recovered from Stevens-johnson syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Torticollis (3 people, 50.00%)
- Myokymia (1 people, 16.67%)
- Muscle spasticity (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Botox purified neurotoxin complex (2 people, 33.33%)
- Nivadil (1 people, 16.67%)
- Trental (1 people, 16.67%)
- Artane (1 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 weeks ago):
bulbar palsy one month after botox injection
Ellie on Feb, 18, 2014:
I never had hyperthyroidism at all, and the last time I had a test for that , was 3 months ago, 1 week after injecting botox for the third time with a new doctor, I do not know what he used and how he did it, I had aweful symptoms , sever headaches, pain in the eyes, sore throat, difficulty breathing sometimes, being moody, having too dry skin, itchy body, anxiety attacks which leaded me to see a doctor. We had all type of blood test to see what's going on, and my TSH which always was around 1.80-2 had dropped to 0.21 which is amazingly unbelievable for me.
Anyways that's my idea that botox can cause that, since it happened to have over active thyroid within a week or so.
From this study (2 months ago):
After botox got shingles (all three occasions, which were after the shingles shot) Prior to vaccine, I had botox injections for over 15 years and never contacted shingles. I directly the shingles with the botox injections after the shingles vaccine.
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