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Review: could Biotin cause Headaches (Headache)?

We study 1,397 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 97 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.

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Biotin

Biotin (latest outcomes from 1,652 users) has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss.

Headaches

Headaches (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,191,904 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 1,397 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 97 people (6.94%) have Headaches.

Trend of Headaches in Biotin reports

Time on Biotin when people have Headaches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headaches16.67%16.67%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Biotin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headaches0.00%0.00%1.19%8.33%8.33%8.33%32.14%41.67%

Severity of Headaches when taking Biotin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headaches0.00%66.67%16.67%16.67%

How people recovered from Headaches ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headaches0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (17 people, 17.53%)
  2. Hypertension (16 people, 16.49%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 14.43%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (10 people, 10.31%)
  5. Prophylaxis (9 people, 9.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (46 people, 47.42%)
  2. Cymbalta (27 people, 27.84%)
  3. Simvastatin (24 people, 24.74%)
  4. Nexium (23 people, 23.71%)
  5. Ambien (23 people, 23.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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