Biotin and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Biotin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Calcium, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 6,764 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA. Among them, 154 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Biotin

Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Biotin 7,445 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,620 Constipation patients).

On Jan, 26, 2017

6,764 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 154 people (2.28%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Biotin cause Constipation?

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Biotin *:

  • female: 91.89 %
  • male: 8.11 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Biotin *:

  • 0-1: 0.82 %
  • 2-9: 0.82 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.28 %
  • 30-39: 1.64 %
  • 40-49: 13.11 %
  • 50-59: 18.85 %
  • 60+: 61.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (15 people, 9.74%)
  • Metastases To Bone (14 people, 9.09%)
  • Pain (12 people, 7.79%)
  • Osteoporosis (12 people, 7.79%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (11 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (26 people, 16.88%)
  • Calcium (26 people, 16.88%)
  • Fish Oil (25 people, 16.23%)
  • Nexium (24 people, 15.58%)
  • Magnesium (24 people, 15.58%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (49 people, 31.82%)
  • Fatigue (46 people, 29.87%)
  • Headache (37 people, 24.03%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (36 people, 23.38%)
  • Diarrhea (35 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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