Botox and Weight gain - unintentional - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain - unintentional is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fish Oil, and have Skin wrinkling . We study 25,926 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA. Among them, 69 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.

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Weight Gain - Unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,299 Weight gain - unintentional patients).

On Feb, 28, 2017

25,926 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 69 people (0.27%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Botox when people have Weight Gain - Unintentional *:

  • < 1 month: 95.65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.35 %
  • 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 Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Botox *:

  • female: 89.39 %
  • male: 10.61 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Botox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 6.25 %
  • 30-39: 20.83 %
  • 40-49: 20.83 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 25.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Skin Wrinkling (17 people, 24.64%)
  • Pain (12 people, 17.39%)
  • Migraine (11 people, 15.94%)
  • Hypothyroidism (10 people, 14.49%)
  • Depression (9 people, 13.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fish Oil (9 people, 13.04%)
  • Topamax (8 people, 11.59%)
  • Xanax (7 people, 10.14%)
  • Prednisone (7 people, 10.14%)
  • Ambien (7 people, 10.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (20 people, 28.99%)
  • Drug Ineffective (18 people, 26.09%)
  • Dizziness (15 people, 21.74%)
  • Insomnia (13 people, 18.84%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (13 people, 18.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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