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Review: could Botox cause Weight gain - unintentional (Weight increased)?

Summary: Weight gain - unintentional is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Torticollis.

We study 12,801 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 has active ingredients of botulinum toxin type a. It is often used in aging changes in skin. (latest outcomes from 12,986 Botox users)

Weight gain - unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,592 Weight gain - unintentional patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 12,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox. Among them, 20 people (0.16%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional.

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 ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :

n/a

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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    Approx. 1 year ago perioral dermatitis on my face occured.
    My skin was always very nice and quite resistant.
    Never suffered from eczema, acne or anything like that.
    When I tried to figure out the reason, the only thing, which comes on my mind is, I had had botox injections about month before my dermatitis started. Has anyone experienced sth similar? Thanks Adela
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    In the past I have taken the birth control Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo and have never had any problems. I just switched to the generic brand, Tri-sprintec. I have now officially been taking Tri-Sprintec for 2 months. I recently started to notice that my appetite has increased and I've been eating A LOT more than normal; I have definitely started to gain weight. I also have been a lot more tired than usual.
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