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Review: could Biotin cause Weight gain - unintentional?

We study 1,369 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.

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Biotin

Biotin (latest outcomes from 1,615 users) has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss.

Weight gain - unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional (latest reports from 527,117 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 1,363 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 54 people (3.96%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional. They amount to 0.01% of all the 526,585 people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional on eHealthMe.

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 - unintentional16.67%16.67%16.67%16.67%16.67%0.00%16.67%

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%2.33%2.33%11.63%34.88%48.84%

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

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain - unintentional16.67%66.67%16.67%0.00%

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, 35.19%)
  2. Depression (6 people, 11.11%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (5 people, 9.26%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (4 people, 7.41%)
  5. Alopecia (4 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (26 people, 48.15%)
  2. Simvastatin (24 people, 44.44%)
  3. Vitamin b-12 (24 people, 44.44%)
  4. Magnesium (21 people, 38.89%)
  5. Celexa (21 people, 38.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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