Review: Weight gain - unintentional in Biotin
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 22, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Weight gain - unintentional (Weight increased) by studying 1,128 people who take Biotin. We analyze: the time on Biotin when people have Weight gain - unintentional, age of these people, the severity of Weight gain - unintentional, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Biotin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Biotin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of biotin. It is used in hair loss, hair growth abnormal, female pattern baldness, hair disorder, nail abnormalities. Commonly reported side effects of Biotin include nausea, nausea aggravated, pain prophylaxis, pain exacerbated, pain.
Weight gain - unintentional
Weight gain - unintentional has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 22, 2013: 1,117 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 43 people (3.85%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional.
Time on Biotin when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain - unintentional||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||25.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Biotin * :
|Weight gain - unintentional||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.86%||0.00%||14.29%||34.29%||48.57% |
Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Biotin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain - unintentional||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain - unintentional||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (17 people, 39.53%)
- Product used for unknown indication (5 people, 11.63%)
- Hypothyroidism (5 people, 11.63%)
- Alopecia (4 people, 9.30%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (4 people, 9.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d (23 people, 53.49%)
- Vitamin b-12 (22 people, 51.16%)
- Simvastatin (20 people, 46.51%)
- Nexium (19 people, 44.19%)
- Prozac (18 people, 41.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have been taking about 8 norco 10/325 for a little more than a year. My thyroid is now not working well and I have gained 15 lbs and keep gaining. Can this be caused by the norco. Also, even more important, I am having surgery on my feet in december and then I want to get off this horrible addicti ...
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