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Review: could Biotin cause Skin spots - red?

Summary: Skin spots - red could be caused by Biotin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 1,341 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Skin spots - red. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin spots - red and more.

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Biotin

Biotin (latest outcomes from 1,583 users) has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss.

Skin spots - red

Skin spots - red (red spot on skin) (latest reports from 34,606 patients) has been reported by people with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, multiple myeloma.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 1,339 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 22 people (1.64%) have Skin Spots - Red. They amount to 0.06% of all the 34,555 people who have Skin Spots - Red on eHealthMe.

Trend of Skin spots - red in Biotin reports

Time on Biotin when people have Skin spots - red * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin spots - red0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Skin spots - red when taking Biotin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin spots - red0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%95.45%4.55%

Severity of Skin spots - red when taking Biotin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Skin spots - red0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Skin spots - red ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Skin spots - red0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (17 people, 77.27%)
  2. Blood clots (1 people, 4.55%)
  3. Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (1 people, 4.55%)
  4. Hypertension (1 people, 4.55%)
  5. High density lipoprotein decreased (1 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (20 people, 90.91%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (18 people, 81.82%)
  3. Crestor (18 people, 81.82%)
  4. Alprazolam (18 people, 81.82%)
  5. Multi-vitamins (17 people, 77.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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