Biotin and Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching is found among people who take Biotin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Hair loss . We study 6,764 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA. Among them, 356 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Biotin

Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Biotin 7,445 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,366 Itching patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

6,764 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 356 people (5.26%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Biotin cause Itching?

Time on Biotin when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Biotin *:

  • female: 92.02 %
  • male: 7.98 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Biotin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.68 %
  • 30-39: 6.47 %
  • 40-49: 13.31 %
  • 50-59: 21.22 %
  • 60+: 54.32 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hair Loss (82 people, 23.03%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (39 people, 10.96%)
  • Routine Health Maintenance (29 people, 8.15%)
  • Pain (28 people, 7.87%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (26 people, 7.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (81 people, 22.75%)
  • Fish Oil (51 people, 14.33%)
  • Vitamin B12 (42 people, 11.80%)
  • Calcium (42 people, 11.80%)
  • Magnesium (40 people, 11.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (105 people, 29.49%)
  • Hair Loss (68 people, 19.10%)
  • Fatigue (56 people, 15.73%)
  • Nausea (49 people, 13.76%)
  • Diarrhea (42 people, 11.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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