Biotin and Hirsutism - from FDA reports


Hirsutism is reported only by a few people who take Biotin. We study 8,586 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA. Among them, 4 have Hirsutism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hirsutism and more.

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On Apr, 30, 2017

8,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 4 people (0.05%) have Hirsutism

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Biotin cause Hirsutism?

Gender of people who have Hirsutism when taking Biotin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Hirsutism when taking Biotin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Routine Health Maintenance (3 people, 75.00%)
  • Hair Loss (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Menopausal Symptoms (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Joint Pain (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (1 person, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Sensipar (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Lantus (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Fish Oil (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Coq10 (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Cod Liver Oil (1 person, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hair Growth Abnormal (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Fainting (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Dizziness (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Body Height Decreased (1 person, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Hirsutism when taking Biotin?


Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Biotin 9,353 users)


Hirsutism (abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, esp. on a woman) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, hair loss, epilepsy, depression (latest reports from 2,608 Hirsutism patients).

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