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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 1,435 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 1,687 Biotin users)

Rash

Rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 151,029 Rash patients)

On Feb, 16, 2015: 1,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 88 people (6.13%) 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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