Review: could Biotin cause Breast Cancer?


Summary

Breast cancer is found among people who take Biotin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Fish Oil, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 2,748 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.

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Biotin

Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Biotin 2,504 users)

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 81,949 Breast cancer patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

2,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 12 people (0.44%) have Breast Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Biotin cause Breast cancer?

Gender of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Biotin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Biotin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 44.44 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 44.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Wheezing (5 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (5 people)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (2 people)
  • Psoriasis (2 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fish Oil (6 people)
  • Tysabri (5 people)
  • Synthroid (5 people)
  • Ventolin Ds (4 people)
  • Tylenol (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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