Review: could Biotin cause Frequent headaches?
Summary: Frequent headaches could be caused by Biotin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Vitamin d, and have Metastases to bone.
We study 1,339 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 96 have Frequent headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent headaches and more.
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Biotin (latest outcomes from 1,583 users) has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss.
Frequent headaches (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,196,463 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 1,371 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 96 people (7.00%) have Frequent Headaches. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,203,411 people who have Frequent Headaches on eHealthMe.
Time on Biotin when people have Frequent headaches * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Frequent headaches||20.00%||20.00%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00% |
Age of people who have Frequent headaches when taking Biotin * :
|Frequent headaches||0.00%||0.00%||1.20%||8.43%||7.23%||8.43%||32.53%||42.17% |
Severity of Frequent headaches when taking Biotin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Frequent headaches||0.00%||60.00%||20.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Frequent headaches ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Frequent headaches||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (17 people, 17.71%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 16.67%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 14.58%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (10 people, 10.42%)
- Vitamin supplementation (9 people, 9.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d (46 people, 47.92%)
- Cymbalta (27 people, 28.12%)
- Simvastatin (24 people, 25.00%)
- Nexium (23 people, 23.96%)
- Ambien (23 people, 23.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Maryann (1 year ago):
How long after stopping the biotin did the headaches go away?
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