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Is 3000 mcg of biotin too much

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: Biotin is a water-Soluble B-Vitamin. If you eat more than your body needs it will be excreted in your urine. Taking 3000 mcg of biotin should be saf... Read More

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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 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 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Yes it is safe: Regarding Biotin and it's ability to help with hair and nail issues, there is very weak data that stated it might help. This was done in horse hoof s... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Yes, totally safe: Biotin is extremely safe, in fact there is absolutely no known toxicity from any amount of biotin. 5000 mcg may sound like a lot, but it's the same as... Read More
A 33-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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