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Is 5000 mcg of biotin daily too much

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Throw it away: You are being cheated. Biotin at any dose will have no effect on your hair.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
That seems really : excessive, studies show 300micrograms a day seems adequate
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.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
None aside from food: A normal person (without biotin deficiency) eating a well-balanced diet can be just fine without buying additional biotin supplements. The nih reports... Read More
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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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Biotin is a safe and water soluble vitamin that can be taken daily. It acts as what is called a Co-enzyme and assists the body in some important chemi... Read More
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: But not likely to be effective so why even take something ?
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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
ALOPECIA TX: :Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted . You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If t... Read More
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Dr. Juan Qiu
Dr. Juan Qiuanswered
Specializes in Family Medicine
You may try: you may try, but there is not much evidence to support that.
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Play it safe & smart: Bodies are resilient in some ways at times, and they are delicate in ways at times. Products manufactured to aid our bodies can be beneficial, but if... Read More

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