Could Biotin cause Rash - from FDA reports
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 Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 6,764 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA. Among them, 388 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Biotin 7,433 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,345 Rash patients).
On Dec, 21, 2016
6,764 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 388 people (5.74%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Biotin when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 14.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 57.14 %
- 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Biotin *:
- female: 90.13 %
- male: 9.87 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Biotin *:
- 0-1: 0.32 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.32 %
- 20-29: 4.14 %
- 30-39: 5.1 %
- 40-49: 11.78 %
- 50-59: 21.02 %
- 60+: 56.69 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (50 people, 12.89%)
- Hair Loss (47 people, 12.11%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (35 people, 9.02%)
- High Blood Pressure (34 people, 8.76%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (25 people, 6.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vitamin D (72 people, 18.56%)
- Fish Oil (61 people, 15.72%)
- Vitamin C (50 people, 12.89%)
- Humira (49 people, 12.63%)
- Calcium (48 people, 12.37%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Itching (105 people, 27.06%)
- Fatigue (51 people, 13.14%)
- Nausea (46 people, 11.86%)
- Weakness (43 people, 11.08%)
- Diarrhea (40 people, 10.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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