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Is it safe to take 5000 mcg of biotin daily

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
That seems really : excessive, studies show 300micrograms a day seems adequate

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A female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: But not likely to be effective so why even take something ?
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Safe but not needed: Biotin is safe but it is not needed for person taking a mixed diet. If you are pregnant, you should be under the care of a doctor for the sake of your... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Safe: The dose is not relevant. No dose is effective for anything whatsoever. Save your money. You have enough problems with the parkinson's. If hair loss i... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Anti-Aging Medicine 43 years experience
No problem: Supplements should be beneficial. Except not sure what "ACV" is.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: These are all safe to take daily. Levothyroixine should be on empty stomach in morning. I advise prenatal, biotin and CoQ10 after breakfast, then fish... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Acne: Your doctor can help you with your acne. This is a better and safer route to take rather than the so it yourself approach.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Recent research suggests up to 50% of pregnant women are deficient in biotin and deficiency can increase the risk of birth defects. 5000 mcg is a rela... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathan Ritter
Cardiology 24 years experience
Yikes: That is a lot of biotin. It is 200 times the recommended daily intake. I don't believe there have been any scientific studies showing the safety of ta... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Biotin: There are no studies showing that biotin is safe when breast feeding. I would not take the medication while breast feeding.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Probably safe: It's a lot of supplements for someone do young, although if you are extremely athletic protein supplements can be helpful. Your body is good at gettin... Read More

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