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Review: could Botox cause Weight gain - unintentional?

We study 12,785 people who have side effects while taking Botox from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.

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Botox

Botox (latest outcomes from 12,968 users) has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin.

Weight gain - unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional (latest reports from 527,558 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 12,783 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 20 people (0.16%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional. They amount to 0.00% of all the 527,405 people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain - unintentional in Botox reports

Time on Botox when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain - unintentional100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Botox * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain - unintentional82.05%17.95%

Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Botox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain - unintentional0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%37.84%27.03%8.11%27.03%

Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Botox ** :

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How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Torticollis (20 people, 100.00%)
  2. Headache (16 people, 80.00%)
  3. Pain (14 people, 70.00%)
  4. Musculoskeletal pain (12 people, 60.00%)
  5. Irritable bowel syndrome (12 people, 60.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (14 people, 70.00%)
  2. Nexium (13 people, 65.00%)
  3. Prednisone (13 people, 65.00%)
  4. Allegra (13 people, 65.00%)
  5. Topamax (13 people, 65.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    My idea of severe weight gain: 25lbs in 6 weeks.

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