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Review: could Biotin cause Rash (Rashes)?





Summary: Rash is found among people who take Biotin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Vitamin d, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 1,409 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 88 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Biotin

Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Biotin 1,660 users)

Rash

Rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.(latest reports from Rash 150,227 patients)

On Dec, 16, 2014: 1,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 88 people (6.25%) have Rash.

Trend of Rash in Biotin reports

Time on Biotin when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash30.00%60.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Biotin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash1.11%0.00%1.11%14.44%2.22%7.78%21.11%52.22%

Severity of Rash when taking Biotin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash0.00%85.71%14.29%0.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rash0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (11 people, 12.50%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (10 people, 11.36%)
  3. Anaemia (10 people, 11.36%)
  4. Prophylaxis (9 people, 10.23%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (9 people, 10.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (32 people, 36.36%)
  2. Calcium (24 people, 27.27%)
  3. Multi-vitamin (22 people, 25.00%)
  4. Nexium (21 people, 23.86%)
  5. Magnesium (21 people, 23.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I started taken the biotin 5000mg 2 days ago and now I have a lump on my left breast
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  • Biotin and heart races? connection?
    About 2 weeks ago I started on 3mg of Biotin a day. After about 4 days my heart started racing for period. It was uncomfortable and distracting. It's been nearly 2 weeks now and it's settled some but in the evening it comes back. Occassionaly during the day. Maybe at night I just notice it more but I don't think I notice it during the day, possible a little but at night it escalates. Is it possible that Biotin can cause damage. Why hasn't it gone away after near 2 weeks? I had no racing before starting Biotin. I've had a regularly scheduled checked about 4 days after stopping taking the Biotin. I didn't mention anything to the doc but he noticed nothing about my heartbeat or deep breathing. It's distracts and I wish it would subside! Any clues here? Thanks, jack
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  • Can biotin cause prolonged heart racing?
    I started taking 3mg of biotin a day for about 3 or 4 days. I noticed my heart racing which was unusual for me. None before starting biotin. I've stopped over a week ago, going on 2 weeks and my heart still races. More at night or maybe I notice it more at night. No, I would notice it during the day. But when I sit down to relax at night it begins to flip and flop. Why is this persisting after near 2 weeks of stopping. By the way, I had a regular checkup about 4 or 5 days after stopping and the physician didn't say anything about what he heard in my heart and deep breathing. I have no pain but the palpitations are distracting and somewhat worrisome. Is there any cases of biotin doing damage to the heart?
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  • Did diarrhea eventually stop after stopping the biotin and if so, how long after?
    I have colitis and recently had a flare up! Due to prednisone I lost a lot of my hair. I started to take biotin, I started with one pill a day and has no diarrhea until I started taking 3 pills a day! I'm also on remicade infusions every 2 months!
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  • How long does redness last after picato?
    After 3 and a half weeks, I still have a huge red splotch on my face where I applied picato gel according to directions from my dermatologist. I'm very worried that it will be permanent. I had a huge water filled blister the morning after my first application of the gel. I used it two more times as directed. After a week, some of the redness was going away but I've seen no more improvement in the past two weeks. I'm still scaley, rough and red.

    Has anyone else experience this? I went by the doctors office the first morning and was told it was as expected. I've called back and been told not to worry. I see the dr in two more weeks, but for now, I'm quite upset that permanent damage has been done. I was not warned at all that this could happen. The photos in the medication packaging led me to believe that in 3 weeks, all redness would be gone. Info needed for sure. Please let me know. Thanks
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