Could Biotin cause Depression - from FDA reports


Summary

Depression is found among people who take Biotin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Magnesium, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 6,764 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA. Among them, 221 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Biotin

Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Biotin 7,436 users)

Depression

Depression has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 364,993 Depression patients).

On Jan, 18, 2017

6,764 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 221 people (3.27%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Biotin cause Depression?

Time on Biotin when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Biotin *:

  • female: 92.13 %
  • male: 7.87 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Biotin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.57 %
  • 20-29: 7.43 %
  • 30-39: 12.57 %
  • 40-49: 16.0 %
  • 50-59: 30.86 %
  • 60+: 32.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (35 people, 15.84%)
  • Pain (25 people, 11.31%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (22 people, 9.95%)
  • Narcolepsy (19 people, 8.60%)
  • Metastases To Bone (19 people, 8.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Magnesium (52 people, 23.53%)
  • Synthroid (46 people, 20.81%)
  • Zometa (44 people, 19.91%)
  • Aredia (44 people, 19.91%)
  • Cymbalta (42 people, 19.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (87 people, 39.37%)
  • Pain (68 people, 30.77%)
  • Osteoarthritis (56 people, 25.34%)
  • Back Pain (55 people, 24.89%)
  • Joint Pain (54 people, 24.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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