How do members experience Botulinum Toxin Type A?

Top 5 reported purposes & perceived effectiveness

Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Migraine headaches 218 105
Dystonia 153 57
Stiffness/spasticity 108 82
Torticollis 53 14
Cerebral palsy 44 2

Common side effects

Side effect Patients Percentage
Injection site pain 9
Pain 8
Drooping eyelid (ptosis) 7
Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia) 6
Muscle weakness 5
Neck pain 5

Side effect severity

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 18
Moderate 43
Mild 102
None 204

Member evaluations

margie99

evaluated on Apr 11, 2018

  • Perceived effectiveness for disordered muscle tension (dystonia): Major
  • Side effects: Mild

firefly84

evaluated on Sep 15, 2017

  • Perceived effectiveness for migraine headaches: Moderate
  • Side effects: None

kschu

evaluated on Oct 15, 2016

  • Perceived effectiveness for muscle spasms: Major
  • Side effects: Mild