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A 18-year-old female asked:

I am currently taking biotin supplements 5000 mcg. i also take multi vitamins with 150 mcg in them. is that over the recommended limit?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
No : There is no official recommended limit of biotin. The dose you are taking is quite safe. See http://lpi.Oregonstate.Edu/infocenter/vitamins/biotin/ and http://www.Crnusa.Org/safetypdfs/014crnsafetyvitaminbiotin.Pdf.
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