Review: could Biotin cause Potassium - high (Hyperkalemia)?
Summary: Potassium - high is found among people who take Biotin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Diovan, and have Crohn's disease.
We study 1,435 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 has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from 1,687 Biotin users)
Potassium - high
Potassium - high (damage to or disease of the kidney) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pain, cardiac failure. (latest reports from 26,143 Potassium - high patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 1,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 6 people (0.42%) have Potassium - High.
Time on Biotin when people have Potassium - high * :
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Age of people who have Potassium - high when taking Biotin * :
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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%)
- Folic acid (2 people, 33.33%)
- Gleevec (2 people, 33.33%)
- Docusate (2 people, 33.33%)
- Nexium (2 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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