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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 1,405 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 55 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 1,657 users) has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss.

Weight gain - unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional (latest reports from 530,688 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Nov, 12, 2014: 1,397 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 55 people (3.94%) 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 - unintentional14.29%14.29%14.29%28.57%14.29%0.00%14.29%

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%2.27%2.27%11.36%36.36%47.73%

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

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain - unintentional14.29%57.14%14.29%14.29%

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, 34.55%)
  2. Depression (6 people, 10.91%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (5 people, 9.09%)
  4. Arthritis (4 people, 7.27%)
  5. Alopecia (4 people, 7.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (27 people, 49.09%)
  2. Vitamin b-12 (24 people, 43.64%)
  3. Simvastatin (24 people, 43.64%)
  4. Celebrex (21 people, 38.18%)
  5. Celexa (21 people, 38.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 29 year old woman who has Lump On Breast, and takes Biotin)
    I started taken the biotin 5000mg 2 days ago and now I have a lump on my left breast

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    (Asked by a 23 year old woman who has Weight Gain, Increased Appetite, and takes Tri-sprintec)
    In the past I have taken the birth control Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo and have never had any problems. I just switched to the generic brand, Tri-sprintec. I have now officially been taking Tri-Sprintec for 2 months. I recently started to notice that my appetite has increased and I've been eating A LOT more ...

  • Biotin and heart races? connection?
    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Heart Pounding Or Racing, and takes Biotin)
    About 2 weeks ago I started on 3mg of Biotin a day. After about 4 days my heart started racing for period. It was uncomfortable and distracting. It's been nearly 2 weeks now and it's settled some but in the evening it comes back. Occassionaly during the day. Maybe at night I just notice it more but ...

  • Can biotin cause prolonged heart racing?
    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Heart Pounding Or Racing, and takes Biotin)
    I started taking 3mg of biotin a day for about 3 or 4 days. I noticed my heart racing which was unusual for me. None before starting biotin. I've stopped over a week ago, going on 2 weeks and my heart still races. More at night or maybe I notice it more at night. No, I would notice it during the day ...

  • Did diarrhea eventually stop after stopping the biotin and if so, how long after?
    (Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Diarrhea , and takes Biotin)
    I have colitis and recently had a flare up! Due to prednisone I lost a lot of my hair. I started to take biotin, I started with one pill a day and has no diarrhea until I started taking 3 pills a day! I'm also on remicade infusions every 2 months!

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