Biotin and Itching - from FDA reports
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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Biotin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,396 people who have side effects when taking Biotin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
9,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 442 people (4.7%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 91.74 %
- male: 8.26 %
Age of people who have Itching when taking Biotin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 4.76 %
- 30-39: 5.95 %
- 40-49: 12.8 %
- 50-59: 21.43 %
- 60+: 55.06 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (46 people, 10.41%)
- Routine Health Maintenance (39 people, 8.82%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (33 people, 7.47%)
- Pain (31 people, 7.01%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (29 people, 6.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vitamin D (100 people, 22.62%)
- Fish Oil (66 people, 14.93%)
- Vitamin D3 (57 people, 12.90%)
- Vitamin B12 (53 people, 11.99%)
- Calcium (52 people, 11.76%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (128 people, 28.96%)
- Fatigue (68 people, 15.38%)
- Nausea (57 people, 12.90%)
- Diarrhea (51 people, 11.54%)
- Headache (48 people, 10.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I am a 71 year old female, I have been taking a statin for over 5 years and started taking biotin about a year ago. I have severe pain in my right thigh for over 3 months now. My doctor took me off the statin a week ago, pain hasn't gotten any better. I am still taking biotin. I will stop ...
How long after stopping will the itching stop? Has been 5 days is no way as bad or often seems to be less every day, was horrible when taking. Would think after 5 days any side effect should be gone completely.
User reviews to the study
I have been on Tamsulosin for almost 10 months. However, I have noticed in the last few weeks of itching. I have also noticed some rashes in my scrap. I just took a dose tonight and started noticing this weard sensation and feeling as if ants are crawling over me. I took a Benadryl to help ...
I had my gallbladder removed and had a problem with chronic diarrhea. I also have high cholesterol. My doctor put me on cholesterol medication called Welchol. At first, it was wonderful because it stopped me from having diarrhea so much. But now my skin itches everywhere even in my scalp.
My daughter is prescribed Decadron for treatment of leukemia. She has the most horriable side effects from this steroid the worst being a horriable itch that is somewhat tamed by Benadryl, or hydroxyzine. At first, our oncology team was surprised by this, but as I am reading around the internet ...