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is biotin a vitamin or mineral

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: There is no problem taking all of these supplements at the same time. If you take fish oil it is best to take that at a different time than mineral su ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Biotin: Many people are biotin deficient. It is water soluble so can be taken above recommended label dose.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Safe drug with vits and biotin
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Yes. Your daily vitamin will have only a fraction og the mdr of biotin!
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
In the US, is pill: One can buy it over the counter at health food stores here. Not so sure in other areas of the world. May need to discuss with your pcp your intent for ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
No: Vitamin b1 is thiamine. Biotin is vitamin b7.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Biotin: Saskatoon berry and swiss chard.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Not at all: No change in weight with VitB7=Biotin
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Very safe but...: Biotin is considered very safe and non-toxic in even very high doses. However, there are reports of high doses (over 2500 mcg/day) causing acne in som ... Read More

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