Review: could Biotin cause Potassium - high?
This is a review of Potassium - high (Hyperkalemia) by studying 1,350 people who take Biotin. We analyze: the time on Biotin when people have Potassium - high, age of these people, the severity of Potassium - high, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Biotin. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
For patients like me, how are my drugs? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. We use data reported since 1977 till to date. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now >>>
Biotin (latest outcomes from 1,565 users) has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss, hair growth abnormal. Commonly reported side effects of Biotin include nausea aggravated, nausea, stress and anxiety, pain exacerbated, pain.
Potassium - high
Potassium - high (damage to or disease of the kidney) (latest reports from 185,259 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, pain, type 2 diabetes, cardiac failure.
On Feb, 20, 2014: 1,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 6 people (0.51%) have Potassium - High.
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.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related topic: Biotin, Potassium - high
You can also:
On eHealthMe, Biotin (biotin) is often used for hair loss. Find out below the conditions Biotin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Biotin used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Browse Biotin side effects from A to Z:
Browse Biotin drug interactions with drugs from A to Z:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
Comments from related studies:
From this study (4 hours ago):
arcus senilis runs in our family. I'm wondering if this is a symptom of Alzheimer's (father died 5 years ago & diagnosed with Alzheimer's - no autopsy).
From this study (2 days ago):
I have had a blood test which shows I have a high pottasuim level and am due to go and see my GP about this, I was just wondering I have taken alot of Ibuprofen recently as wasnt feeling well achy muscles etc and just wondered could this have been the reason for the high reading
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- How many doses can i take?
I have been using cyproheptadine for two months now, twice a week. I have just ordered a hair pill call hairfinity which consist of biotin and should be taken 2 times a day. Is it good to take both pills at the same time? If not when can I take both? And how many should take a day?
- Has anyone experienced twitching of the eye lid while taking biotin?
I started taking biotin 10,000 mcg less than a week ago. For the last four days I've had a almost serve twitching in my left upper eye lid between my brow. I say severe because it's to the point that it's tingling and almost numb. I have an appt but was wondering if anyone experienced this?
- Is it safe to take phentermine and biotin together?
I'm taking Phentermine for weight loss but I used to take Biotin for metabolism and wonder if it's safe to take both together.
More questions for: Biotin, Potassium - high
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Buspirone and biotin
I took only 1 10,000Mcg biotin capsule and 1 buspirone (sorry to not have dosage) at roughly the sAme time (aprx 2pm).later that night, I felt severe anxiety and a giant ” knot” in my chest causing difficulty breathing. Few hours passed then I began to feel a sharp throbbing pain in left side an ...
More reviews for: Biotin, Potassium - high
Related drug studies for: Biotin, Potassium - high
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.