Review: could Biotin cause Elevated Liver Enzymes?


Summary

Elevated liver enzymes is reported only by a few people who take Biotin. We study 2,747 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Elevated liver enzymes. Find out below who they are, when they have Elevated liver enzymes and more.

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Biotin

Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Biotin 2,504 users)

Elevated Liver Enzymes

Elevated liver enzymes (high liver enzymes) has been reported by people with hives, headache, fatigue, nausea (latest reports from 253 Elevated liver enzymes patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

2,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 2 people (0.07%) have Elevated Liver Enzymes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Biotin cause Elevated liver enzymes?

Time on Biotin when people have Elevated Liver Enzymes *:

  • < 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 Elevated Liver Enzymes when taking Biotin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Elevated Liver Enzymes when taking Biotin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 100 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Elevated Liver Enzymes when taking Biotin **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Elevated Liver Enzymes **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (8 people)
  • Oesophageal Erosions (8 people)
  • Fatigue (8 people)
  • Anxiety Disorder (8 people)
  • Allergies (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (8 people)
  • Sulfasalazine (8 people)
  • Folic Acid (8 people)
  • Fish Oil (8 people)
  • Curcumin (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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