Botox and Myocardial infarction - from FDA reports


Myocardial infarction 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 Synthroid, and have Multiple sclerosis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 35,309 people who have side effects when taking Botox from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 15, 2018

35,309 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 33 people (0.09%) have Myocardial infarction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Myocardial infarction?

Time on Botox when people have Myocardial infarction *:

  • < 1 month: 80.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 13.33 %

Gender of people who have Myocardial infarction when taking Botox *:

  • female: 81.82 %
  • male: 18.18 %

Age of people who have Myocardial infarction when taking Botox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 25.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 20.83 %
  • 60+: 37.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 6 people, 18.18%
  2. Skin Wrinkling (wrinkle on skin): 5 people, 15.15%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 4 people, 12.12%
  4. Pain: 4 people, 12.12%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 3 people, 9.09%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Cymbalta: 5 people, 15.15%
  2. Xanax: 5 people, 15.15%
  3. Synthroid: 5 people, 15.15%
  4. Valium: 4 people, 12.12%
  5. Yasmin: 4 people, 12.12%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Chest Pain: 7 people, 21.21%
  2. Pain: 7 people, 21.21%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3 people, 9.09%
  4. Injury: 3 people, 9.09%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 3 people, 9.09%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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