Biotin and Depression - from FDA reports
Depression is found among people who take Biotin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Biotin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,396 people who have side effects when taking Biotin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 24, 2017
9,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 299 people (3.18%) have Depression
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Biotin when people have Depression *:
- < 1 month: 20 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 40 %
- 1 - 2 years: 20 %
- 2 - 5 years: 20 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Depression when taking Biotin *:
- female: 93.13 %
- male: 6.87 %
Age of people who have Depression when taking Biotin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.44 %
- 20-29: 8.85 %
- 30-39: 12.83 %
- 40-49: 13.72 %
- 50-59: 31.42 %
- 60+: 32.74 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (48 people, 16.05%)
- Narcolepsy (44 people, 14.72%)
- Pain (31 people, 10.37%)
- Cataplexy (25 people, 8.36%)
- Multiple Myeloma (23 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vitamin D (61 people, 20.40%)
- Magnesium (59 people, 19.73%)
- Synthroid (54 people, 18.06%)
- Cymbalta (53 people, 17.73%)
- Zometa (45 people, 15.05%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (100 people, 33.44%)
- Pain (77 people, 25.75%)
- Fatigue (74 people, 24.75%)
- Weakness (64 people, 21.40%)
- Nausea (63 people, 21.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I am a 71 year old female, I have been taking a statin for over 5 years and started taking biotin about a year ago. I have severe pain in my right thigh for over 3 months now. My doctor took me off the statin a week ago, pain hasn't gotten any better. I am still taking biotin. I will stop ...
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