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Review: could Biotin cause Depression?

We study 1,384 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 96 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Biotin

Biotin (latest outcomes from 1,637 users) has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss.

Depression

Depression (latest reports from 1,148,155 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 1,384 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 96 people (6.94%) have Depression.

Trend of Depression in Biotin reports

Time on Biotin when people have Depression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Depression28.57%14.29%14.29%14.29%14.29%0.00%14.29%

Age of people who have Depression when taking Biotin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%2.47%3.70%1.23%4.94%53.09%34.57%

Severity of Depression when taking Biotin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Depression0.00%42.86%57.14%0.00%

How people recovered from Depression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Depression0.00%14.29%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (19 people, 19.79%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (19 people, 19.79%)
  3. Osteoporosis (13 people, 13.54%)
  4. Pain (7 people, 7.29%)
  5. Depression (6 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (43 people, 44.79%)
  2. Zometa (43 people, 44.79%)
  3. Aredia (43 people, 44.79%)
  4. Magnesium (42 people, 43.75%)
  5. Aspirin (39 people, 40.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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