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 review analyzes which people have Myocardial infarction 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.


On Apr, 30, 2018

30,301 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 30 people (0.1%) have Myocardial infarction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Botox cause Myocardial infarction?

Time on Botox when people have Myocardial infarction *:

  • < 1 month: 87.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

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

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

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: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 19.05 %
  • 50-59: 23.81 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Skin Wrinkling (wrinkle on skin): 5 people, 16.67%
  • Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 5 people, 16.67%
  • High Blood Pressure: 4 people, 13.33%
  • Torticollis (a twisted neck in which the head is tipped to one side, while the chin is turned to the other): 3 people, 10.00%
  • Pain: 3 people, 10.00%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax: 5 people, 16.67%
  • Synthroid: 5 people, 16.67%
  • Yasmin: 4 people, 13.33%
  • Valium: 4 people, 13.33%
  • Cymbalta: 4 people, 13.33%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain: 7 people, 23.33%
  • Pain: 6 people, 20.00%
  • Stress And Anxiety: 3 people, 10.00%
  • Injury: 3 people, 10.00%
  • Fever: 3 people, 10.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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