6 weeks after Botox injections for migraines I began to have small seizures. I also had a cluster of them in my sleep twice. I am so scared this will cause brain damage. It is now 4 months later and still happening. This along with many other terrible symptoms that continue to come and go. Will these seizures leave as well? I never had them before Botox!
Could Botox Injections for Migraines Cause Seizures?
Doctor Answers (3)
New onset or recurrent seizures have been reported with Botox administration. Most cases were in those pre-disposed. It is possible that Botox unmasked seizure activity that might have been involved in your migraines.
I think it would be important for you to consult with a neurologist for an evaluation.
Migraines and seizures
Please see a neurologist right away for appropriate exams and tests / scans to ensure that your migraines are not caused by a cause of the seizures. The botox is unlikely as a cause of the seizures.
Seizures are not reported as a BOTOX reaction.
If you are not being worked up for the seizures, you need to be referred to a neurologist so the basis of the seizure disorder is appropriately investigated.