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Review: could Biotin cause High blood pressure?





Summary: High blood pressure is found among people who take Biotin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 1,409 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 83 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Biotin and have High blood pressure >>>

Biotin

Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Biotin 1,660 users)

High blood pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from High blood pressure 328,584 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 1,405 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 83 people (5.91%) have High Blood Pressure.

Trend of High blood pressure in Biotin reports

Time on Biotin when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure14.29%42.86%28.57%0.00%14.29%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Biotin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.00%0.00%0.00%2.50%8.75%6.25%28.75%53.75%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Biotin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure22.22%55.56%22.22%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (43 people, 51.81%)
  2. Osteopenia (13 people, 15.66%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (6 people, 7.23%)
  4. Hair loss (5 people, 6.02%)
  5. Hypertension (5 people, 6.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax (37 people, 44.58%)
  2. Ascorbic acid (34 people, 40.96%)
  3. Aspirin (26 people, 31.33%)
  4. Vitamin e (23 people, 27.71%)
  5. Citracal (19 people, 22.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I took flonase and meloxicam and my blood pressure is up. normal?
    (Asked by a 67 year old man who has High Blood Pressure)
    I took my blood pressure medicine but my blood pressure is higher than normal I took Flonase and Meloxicam. Is that normal and if I've left pressure is still high should I take another blood pressure pill?
  • Plendil and pad interaction with arteries
    (Asked by a 61 year old man who has High Blood Pressure, PAD, and takes Lisinopril, Plendil)
    I'm currently taking 10 MG of Plendil with 20MG of Lisinopril. I've developed PAD a couple of years ago. I used to take 40MG of Lisinopril but since retiring my blood pressure had calmed down. My doctor reduced my Lisinopril to 20MG and kept the Plendil at 10MG. I was wondering is I should go back to the 40MG Lisinopril and discontinue the Plendil. I'm confused about the effects that Plendil has on my arteries. Does Plendil dialate the arteries ? If so, then wouldn't it be better that I stop the Plendil to reduce the pain of my PAD ?
  • Can biotin 5000mg cause a mass on your breast
    (Asked by a 29 year old woman who has Lump On Breast, and takes Biotin)
    I started taken the biotin 5000mg 2 days ago and now I have a lump on my left breast
  • Can i take a cold medicing while taking metoprolol succinate er 25mg (2 answers)
    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has High Blood Pressure, and takes Metoprolol Succinate)
    Just want to know if can I take a cold medicine while Metoprolol Succinate ER 25mg
  • Biotin and heart races? connection?
    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Heart Pounding Or Racing, and takes Biotin)
    About 2 weeks ago I started on 3mg of Biotin a day. After about 4 days my heart started racing for period. It was uncomfortable and distracting. It's been nearly 2 weeks now and it's settled some but in the evening it comes back. Occassionaly during the day. Maybe at night I just notice it more but I don't think I notice it during the day, possible a little but at night it escalates. Is it possible that Biotin can cause damage. Why hasn't it gone away after near 2 weeks? I had no racing before starting Biotin. I've had a regularly scheduled checked about 4 days after stopping taking the Biotin. I didn't mention anything to the doc but he noticed nothing about my heartbeat or deep breathing. It's distracts and I wish it would subside! Any clues here? Thanks, jack

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