Review: could Biotin cause Potassium - high?
Summary: Potassium - high could be caused by Biotin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Diovan, and have Crohn's disease.
We study 1,339 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Potassium - high. Find out below who they are, when they have Potassium - high and more.
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Biotin (latest outcomes from 1,583 users) has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss.
Potassium - high
Potassium - high (damage to or disease of the kidney) (latest reports from 187,553 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pain, cardiac failure.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,371 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 6 people (0.44%) have Potassium - High. They amount to 0.00% of all the 187,514 people who have Potassium - High on eHealthMe.
Time on Biotin when people have Potassium - high * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Potassium - high||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Potassium - high when taking Biotin * :
|Potassium - high||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Potassium - high when taking Biotin ** :
How people recovered from Potassium - high ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (2 people, 33.33%)
- Hypercalcaemia (1 people, 16.67%)
- Gastric neoplasm (1 people, 16.67%)
- Gastric cancer (1 people, 16.67%)
- Hyperparathyroidism secondary (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Diovan (3 people, 50.00%)
- Flexeril (2 people, 33.33%)
- Nicotine (2 people, 33.33%)
- Sodium bicarbonate (2 people, 33.33%)
- Remeron (2 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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