A study for a 66 year old woman who takes Biotin - from FDA reports


2,868 females aged 66 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 66 year old female patient who has Ringing In The Ears. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on gender, age, active ingredients of any drugs used. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are considered.

What are the drugs?

What are the conditions?

What are the symtoms?

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Feb, 21, 2019

2,868 females aged 66 (±5) who take Biotin are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Biotin for a 66-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 66
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Ringing In The Ears
  • Drugs taken:
    • Biotin (biotin)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Ringing In The Ears: 18 (0.63% of females aged 66 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Fever
  2. Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  3. Lung infection
  4. Skin discoloration
  5. Hair color changes
  6. Bacterial test positive
  7. Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  8. Stress and anxiety
  9. Dry skin
  10. Ards (acute respiratory distress syndrome) (sudden failure of the respiratory (breathing) system)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Streptococcal sepsis (whole body inflammation by streptococcal)
  2. Fever
  3. Febrile neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
  4. Bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (lung disorder caused by aspergillus fungi)
  5. Cytomegalovirus infection
  6. Hepatic function abnormal
  7. Pneumonia
  8. Staphylococcal infection (an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)
  9. Cerebral infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage)
  10. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Muscle aches (muscle pain)
  2. Sjogren syndrome (a disease that causes dryness in the mouth and eyes)
  3. Dry mouth
  4. Dry eye syndrome
  5. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  6. Retroperitoneal haematoma (blood clot between the peritoneum and the posterior abdominal wall)
  7. Joint swelling
  8. Joint stiffness
  9. Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  10. Lacrimation decreased
1 - 2 years:
  1. Pain
  2. Feeling abnormal
  3. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)
  4. Weakness
  5. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
  6. Gait disturbance
  7. Oropharyngeal pain
  8. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
  9. High blood pressure
  10. Abdominal discomfort
2 - 5 years:
  1. Trigger finger
  2. Ventricular extrasystoles (premature cardiac contraction)
  3. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)
  4. Pain
  5. Metastases to lung (cancer spreads to lung)
  6. Back pain
  7. Spinal osteoarthritis (joint cartilage loss in spine)
  8. Bursitis (inflammation of a bursa, typically one in the knee, elbow, or shoulder)
  9. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  10. Leukocytosis (increased white blood cells)
5 - 10 years:
10+ years:
not specified:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Drug ineffective
  6. Rashes (redness)
  7. Pain
  8. Weakness
  9. Joint pain
  10. Breathing difficulty

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Cholesterol : 307 people, 10.70%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 294 people, 10.25%
  3. High Blood Pressure : 286 people, 9.97%
  4. Pain : 232 people, 8.09%
  5. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 206 people, 7.18%
  6. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 181 people, 6.31%
  7. Depression : 155 people, 5.40%
  8. Supplementation Therapy : 153 people, 5.33%
  9. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 148 people, 5.16%
  10. Routine Health Maintenance : 130 people, 4.53%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vitamin D3 (570 people, 19.87%)
  2. Vitamin D (547 people, 19.07%)
  3. Calcium (493 people, 17.19%)
  4. Vitamin B12 (440 people, 15.34%)
  5. Fish Oil (437 people, 15.24%)
  6. Synthroid (343 people, 11.96%)
  7. Vitamin C (340 people, 11.85%)
  8. Magnesium (318 people, 11.09%)
  9. Humira (209 people, 7.29%)
  10. Metformin (182 people, 6.35%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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