Review: could Biotin cause Eczema?


Summary

Eczema is found among people who take Biotin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Humira, and have Insomnia . We study 6,327 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Eczema. Find out below who they are, when they have Eczema and more.

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Biotin

Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Biotin 6,617 users)

Eczema

Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters) has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, itching, joint pain (latest reports from 12,990 Eczema patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

6,327 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 9 people (0.14%) have Eczema


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Biotin cause Eczema?

Time on Biotin when people have Eczema *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Eczema when taking Biotin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Eczema when taking Biotin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11.11 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 55.56 %
  • 60+: 22.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Dermatitis Allergic (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Back Pain (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (1 person, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Lipitor (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Humira (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Vit D (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Aspirin (1 person, 11.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rash (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Pyrexia (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Nasopharyngitis (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Inflammation (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Fatigue (2 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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