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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 12,800 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 12,981 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 76,540 Weight Gain - Unintentional patients)

On Jan, 12, 2015: 12,793 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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    I had botox injections for non-stop migraines on Sept, 3rd. Last night(3 weeks later) my throat closed off completely while sleeping at least 3 times. This is the first round of botox, but my face swelled and I had itching sensations inside my nose and chest happened approx. 2 hours after the injections. It feels like there is a flap in my throat that is closing off my air and I have to cough and gasp to get air. Anybody else have this problem?
    The doctor only injected the side of my head that the migraines are occurring, he put 2 or 3 injections in the back of my head, close to the bottom of head.
    The doctor thinks it is unrelated to the injections, but why is it happening now and not any time before the injections?

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