Could Biotin cause Headaches - from FDA reports


Summary

Headaches is found among people who take Biotin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 7,107 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA. Among them, 478 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.

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Biotin

Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Biotin 7,418 users)

Headaches

Headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,965 Headaches patients).

On Nov, 17, 2016

7,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 478 people (6.73%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Biotin cause Headaches?

Time on Biotin when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 27.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 36.36 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 9.09 %

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Biotin *:

  • female: 94.64 %
  • male: 5.36 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Biotin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.08 %
  • 20-29: 7.53 %
  • 30-39: 7.27 %
  • 40-49: 14.55 %
  • 50-59: 23.9 %
  • 60+: 44.68 %

Severity of Headaches **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 70 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 10 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (87 people, 18.20%)
  • Fish Oil (85 people, 17.78%)
  • Calcium (80 people, 16.74%)
  • Vitamin B12 (78 people, 16.32%)
  • Vitamin D3 (77 people, 16.11%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (45 people, 9.41%)
  • High Blood Pressure (44 people, 9.21%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (42 people, 8.79%)
  • Pain (37 people, 7.74%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (37 people, 7.74%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (124 people, 25.94%)
  • Fatigue (114 people, 23.85%)
  • Diarrhea (78 people, 16.32%)
  • Pain (73 people, 15.27%)
  • Dizziness (70 people, 14.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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