Review: could Biotin cause Frequent headaches?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,350 people who take Biotin. Among them, 96 have Frequent headaches. See who they are, when they have Frequent headaches and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Biotin (latest outcomes from 1,565 users) has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss, hair growth abnormal. Commonly reported side effects of Biotin include nausea aggravated, nausea, stress and anxiety, pain exacerbated, pain.
Frequent headaches (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,173,950 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 1,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 87 people (7.41%) have Frequent Headaches.
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%||1.30%||9.09%||7.79%||9.09%||29.87%||42.86% |
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 * :
- Hypertension (16 people, 18.39%)
- Metastases to bone (15 people, 17.24%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 16.09%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (10 people, 11.49%)
- Vitamin supplementation (9 people, 10.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d (43 people, 49.43%)
- Cymbalta (25 people, 28.74%)
- Fish oil (22 people, 25.29%)
- Simvastatin (21 people, 24.14%)
- Ambien (21 people, 24.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Maryann (12 months ago):
How long after stopping the biotin did the headaches go away?
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