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Review: could Botox cause Stevens-johnson syndrome (Erythema multiforme)?

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 Botox purified neurotoxin complex, and have Torticollis.

We study 12,791 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Stevens-johnson syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Stevens-johnson syndrome and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Botox and have Stevens-johnson syndrome >>>

Botox

Botox (latest outcomes from 12,975 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin.

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Stevens-johnson syndrome

Stevens-johnson syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe) (latest reports from 136,181 patients) has been reported by people with convulsion, high blood pressure, epilepsy, ill-defined disorder, fever.

Trend of Stevens-johnson syndrome reports

On Oct, 25, 2014: 12,789 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 6 people (0.05%) have Stevens-johnson Syndrome.

Trend of Stevens-johnson syndrome in Botox reports

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

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stevens-johnson syndrome80.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Stevens-johnson syndrome14.29%85.71%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stevens-johnson syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Botox ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Stevens-johnson syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Torticollis (3 people, 50.00%)
  2. Myokymia (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Muscle spasticity (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Botox purified neurotoxin complex (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Nivadil (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Trental (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Artane (1 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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