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how many times a day should i take biotin

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Used frequently: 10 mg a day.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
OK together but...: Minerals are best absorbed on an empty stomach as adequate stomach acid helps & our stomachs have the most acid when empty. However, stomach acid kill ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: Stay away from folic acid. Use metafolin instead, and 400-800 mcg once a day is enough. I usually do not recommend that much biotin unless there is a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: Nih advises : appropriate dose of biotin depends on several factors: user’s age, health, et al. Not enough scientific info now to determine appropriat ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
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 female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
One...: one a day....
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: That's a ridiculously high dose of biotin. The only indication to take biotin is if you have a true biotin deficiency. And in that case the dose is ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No known problems: There is no known toxic dose of biotin. While 5000 mcg may sound like a lot, it is the same as 5 mg. 15-16000 mcg (15-16 mg) doses have been researche ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Conner
24 years experience Family Medicine
One a day: Biotin is an excellent source to promote hair and nail growth. Good luck!!
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
10 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Anytime: Biotin is in most foods already so you are taking some all the time. It is very safe. That being said most people with a regular diet do not need extr ... Read More

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