Review: could Biotin cause Elevated liver enzymes?
Summary: Elevated liver enzymes is reported only by a few people who take Biotin.
We study 1,435 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Elevated liver enzymes and more.
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Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from 1,687 Biotin users)
Elevated liver enzymes
Elevated liver enzymes (high liver enzymes) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest reports from 303 Elevated liver enzymes patients)
On Feb, 24, 2015: 1,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 1 people (0.07%) has Elevated Liver Enzymes.
Time on Biotin when people have Elevated liver enzymes * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Elevated liver enzymes||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Elevated liver enzymes when taking Biotin * :
|Elevated liver enzymes||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Elevated liver enzymes when taking Biotin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Elevated liver enzymes||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Elevated liver enzymes ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Elevated liver enzymes||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hair loss (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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