Review: could Biotin cause Bone and joint pain (Joint pain)?
Summary: Bone and joint pain is found among people who take Biotin, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma. We study 1,454 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 108 have Bone and joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone and joint pain and more.
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Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from 1,707 Biotin users)
Bone and joint pain
Bone and joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,897 Bone and joint pain patients)
On Apr, 29, 2015: 1,447 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 108 people (7.46%) have Bone And Joint Pain.
Time on Biotin when people have Bone and joint pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bone and joint pain||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Biotin * :
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||0.00%||1.00%||0.00%||3.00%||4.00%||39.00%||53.00% |
Severity of Bone and joint pain when taking Biotin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bone and joint pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (27 people, 25.00%)
- Osteoporosis (13 people, 12.04%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (8 people, 7.41%)
- Prophylaxis (8 people, 7.41%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (45 people, 41.67%)
- Synthroid (45 people, 41.67%)
- Multi-vitamins (38 people, 35.19%)
- Magnesium (38 people, 35.19%)
- Vitamin d (37 people, 34.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 years ago):
Started about 4 days after initiating biotin supplements. Mostly in small joints (fingers/toes)
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