Review: could Biotin cause Frequent Headaches?


Frequent headaches 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 Fish Oil, and have Hypertension . We study 2,747 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 175 have Frequent headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent headaches and more.

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Frequent Headaches

Frequent headaches has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, chest pain, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 191,732 Frequent headaches patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

2,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 175 people (6.37%) have Frequent Headaches

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Biotin cause Frequent headaches?

Time on Biotin when people have Frequent Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Frequent Headaches when taking Biotin *:

  • female: 96.53 %
  • male: 3.47 %

Age of people who have Frequent Headaches when taking Biotin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.72 %
  • 20-29: 8.84 %
  • 30-39: 7.48 %
  • 40-49: 12.24 %
  • 50-59: 31.29 %
  • 60+: 37.41 %

Severity if Frequent Headaches when taking Biotin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 77.78 %
  • severe: 11.11 %
  • most severe: 11.11 %

How people recovered from Frequent Headaches **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (25 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (22 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (18 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (17 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fish Oil (41 people)
  • Magnesium (31 people)
  • Cymbalta (30 people)
  • Synthroid (28 people)
  • Simvastatin (28 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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