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Review: could Biotin cause Weight gain - unintentional (Weight increased)?





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 Vitamin d, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 1,409 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 56 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 1,660 users)

Weight gain - unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Weight gain - unintentional 75,856 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 1,405 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 56 people (3.99%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional.

Trend of Weight gain - unintentional in Biotin reports

Time on Biotin when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain - unintentional12.50%12.50%12.50%37.50%12.50%0.00%12.50%

Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Biotin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain - unintentional0.00%0.00%0.00%2.22%2.22%13.33%35.56%46.67%

Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Biotin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain - unintentional12.50%62.50%12.50%12.50%

How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain - unintentional0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (19 people, 33.93%)
  2. Depression (7 people, 12.50%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (5 people, 8.93%)
  4. Hypertension (4 people, 7.14%)
  5. Alopecia (4 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (27 people, 48.21%)
  2. Vitamin b-12 (24 people, 42.86%)
  3. Simvastatin (24 people, 42.86%)
  4. Celebrex (21 people, 37.50%)
  5. Celexa (21 people, 37.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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