Review: could Biotin cause Rash?


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 Fish Oil, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 2,748 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 154 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 2,960 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 186,667 Rash patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

2,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 154 people (5.6%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Biotin cause Rash?

Time on Biotin when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 58.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Biotin *:

  • female: 88.96 %
  • male: 11.04 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Biotin *:

  • 0-1: 0.76 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.76 %
  • 20-29: 7.58 %
  • 30-39: 4.55 %
  • 40-49: 10.61 %
  • 50-59: 23.48 %
  • 60+: 50.76 %

Severity if Rash when taking Biotin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 88.89 %
  • severe: 11.11 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Rash **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (21 people)
  • Hypertension (16 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (13 people)
  • Supplementation Therapy (10 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fish Oil (33 people)
  • Folic Acid (25 people)
  • Simvastatin (20 people)
  • Humira (20 people)
  • Aspirin (20 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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