Who have Myocardial infarction with Botox - 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 Xanax, and have Multiple sclerosis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 35,742 people who have side effects when taking Botox from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 16, 2019

35,742 people reported to have side effects when taking Botox.
Among them, 37 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: 81.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.25 %
  • 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: 78.38 %
  • male: 21.62 %

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: 21.43 %
  • 40-49: 21.43 %
  • 50-59: 21.43 %
  • 60+: 35.71 %

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, 16.22%
  2. Skin Wrinkling (wrinkle on skin): 5 people, 13.51%
  3. Pain: 4 people, 10.81%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 4 people, 10.81%
  5. Headache (pain in head): 4 people, 10.81%
  6. High Blood Pressure: 4 people, 10.81%
  7. High Blood Cholesterol: 3 people, 8.11%
  8. Torticollis (a twisted neck in which the head is tipped to one side, while the chin is turned to the other): 3 people, 8.11%
  9. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 2 people, 5.41%
  10. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 2 people, 5.41%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xanax: 6 people, 16.22%
  2. Cymbalta: 5 people, 13.51%
  3. Synthroid: 5 people, 13.51%
  4. Lyrica: 4 people, 10.81%
  5. Yasmin: 4 people, 10.81%
  6. Valium: 4 people, 10.81%
  7. Celexa: 3 people, 8.11%
  8. Topamax: 3 people, 8.11%
  9. Imitrex: 2 people, 5.41%
  10. Lamictal: 2 people, 5.41%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Chest Pain: 8 people, 21.62%
  2. Pain: 7 people, 18.92%
  3. Injury: 4 people, 10.81%
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 4 people, 10.81%
  5. Skin Blushing/flushing (a sudden reddening of the face, neck): 3 people, 8.11%
  6. High Blood Cholesterol: 3 people, 8.11%
  7. Headache (pain in head): 3 people, 8.11%
  8. Memory Loss: 3 people, 8.11%
  9. Fever: 3 people, 8.11%
  10. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 3 people, 8.11%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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