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A 39-year-old member asked:

Is 5000mcg of biotin daily too much?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
High dose: It is a high dose and has been recommended by some dermatologists and alternate medicine practitioners for hair loss at dose of 2000 to 10000 micrograms..It is considered a safe supplement with minimal side effects like nausea, pain, stress;anxiety, diarrhea and chest pain.And rarely itching.

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Biotin: 5000 micrograms per day.
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5000 mcg: 5000 micrograms of biotin is appropriate for most.

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Last updated Jun 28, 2018


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