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A 17-year-old female asked:

Is it okay to take one biotin pill of 1000 mcg and a pill of cod liver oil a day ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Only if...: Only if a person truly needs extra biotin or cod liver oil, should she take some. People should not ingest "supplements" or medications that they do not need. If a person is deficient in biotin, in omega-3 fatty acids, or in the vitamins in cod liver oil, then it may be ok to take those supplements. Thus, the question is, what is the person deficient in?
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