Botox and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Botox, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lexapro, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Botox. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30,301 people who have side effects when taking Botox from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 22, 2017

30,301 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 144 people (0.48%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Constipation?

Time on Botox when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 93.02 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.65 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Botox *:

  • female: 77.08 %
  • male: 22.92 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Botox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 10.43 %
  • 10-19: 6.09 %
  • 20-29: 3.48 %
  • 30-39: 11.3 %
  • 40-49: 25.22 %
  • 50-59: 19.13 %
  • 60+: 24.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (36 people, 25.00%)
  • Depression (23 people, 15.97%)
  • Skin Wrinkling (18 people, 12.50%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (17 people, 11.81%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (15 people, 10.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lexapro (22 people, 15.28%)
  • Fish Oil (21 people, 14.58%)
  • Klonopin (19 people, 13.19%)
  • Skelaxin (18 people, 12.50%)
  • Paxil (18 people, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (50 people, 34.72%)
  • Pain (35 people, 24.31%)
  • Fatigue (34 people, 23.61%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (32 people, 22.22%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (31 people, 21.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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