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How many times a day should i take biotin

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Used frequently: 10 mg a day.

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
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
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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Conner
Family Medicine 25 years experience
One a day: Biotin is an excellent source to promote hair and nail growth. Good luck!!
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 11 years experience
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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Too much: Usually recommended daily intake of biotin for adults is 30-100 µg [micrograms]; so 5000 µg is far more than necessary. Biotin is incorporated slowly... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Biotin: 1000 mcg a day is safe to take. Take care!

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