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10000 mcg biotin too much

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
High dose: It is a high dose and has been recommended by some dermatologists and alternate medicine practitioners for hair loss at dose of 2000 to 10000 microgra... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
It's not too much: The recommended dose is generally up to 5000 mcg, but 10,000 shouldn't be a problem. Remember, not everyone responds to Biotin. If that fails after ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Sounds like a lot: Adequate intake of biotin is 25-30 mcg for adolescent and 35 mcg for an adult daily. So 10,000 mcg sounds like a very large amount.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Biotin: Please start taking it once a week and gradually take it every other day. If you are tolerating this you don't need it more often. If not, feel free t... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No it is not too muc: No it is not too much.Daily requirement is 30 microgram per day, which is readily available in food supply.It is used as much as 8000 to 10000 microgr... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
High dose: It is a high dose and has been recommended by some dermatologists and alternate medicine practitioners for hair loss at dose of 2000 to 10000 microgra... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
High dose: It is a high dose and has been recommended by some dermatologists and alternate medicine practitioners for hair loss at dose of 2000 to 10000 microgra... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Probably: Did you know that biotin is a "B complex vitamin" but it is also known as Vitamin H? Confusing I know, but beside the point. The adequate adult dose ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
It depends: The recommended daily intake for biotin is 30 mcg but most people don't need to take any as it is fairly easy to get that amount via your diet. Howeve... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
30mcg/day.: It is recommended for people over the age of 18 years, to take 30mcg a day of biotin.

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