A 64-year-old male asked:
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is it safe to take biotin daily for hair loss? what is the daily recommended dose?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
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 is really important to you, see a dermatologist.
Answered on Mar 7, 2014

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