A 64-year-old member asked:
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terrible constipation recently.  take my vitamins in morning along with new biotin 5000mcg.?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Increase fiber: Biotin is not associated with constipation. Are you getting adequate dietary fiber?- especially fruits and vegetables, and drinking some water daily? If so, you might add effersylium or , Metamucil daily.
Answered on Apr 14, 2018
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