Review: could Biotin cause Weight Gain - Unintentional?


Summary

Weight gain - unintentional is found among people who take Biotin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Magnesium, and have Metastases to bone . We study 6,327 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 185 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.

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Biotin

Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Biotin 6,617 users)

Weight Gain - Unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, weakness, insomnia, pneumonia (latest reports from 114,276 Weight gain - unintentional patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

6,327 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin.
Among them, 185 people (2.92%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Biotin cause Weight gain - unintentional?

Time on Biotin when people have Weight Gain - Unintentional *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 42.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Biotin *:

  • female: 93.37 %
  • male: 6.63 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Biotin *:

  • 0-1: 0.7 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.41 %
  • 20-29: 6.34 %
  • 30-39: 3.52 %
  • 40-49: 12.68 %
  • 50-59: 26.06 %
  • 60+: 49.3 %

Severity if Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Biotin **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 57.14 %
  • severe: 14.29 %
  • most severe: 14.29 %

How people recovered from Weight Gain - Unintentional **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (21 people, 11.35%)
  • Metastases To Bone (21 people, 11.35%)
  • Depression (20 people, 10.81%)
  • Pain (17 people, 9.19%)
  • Alopecia (17 people, 9.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (37 people, 20.00%)
  • Magnesium (37 people, 20.00%)
  • Cymbalta (32 people, 17.30%)
  • Simvastatin (31 people, 16.76%)
  • Celebrex (30 people, 16.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (43 people, 23.24%)
  • Headache (42 people, 22.70%)
  • Pain (39 people, 21.08%)
  • Nausea (36 people, 19.46%)
  • Fall (34 people, 18.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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