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I am currently on Abilify for depression. I took two tylenol (acetaminophen) earlier for headache. Is it okay for me to take biotin? Thanks

I am currently on Abilify for depression. I took two tylenol (acetaminophen) earlier for headache. Is it okay for me to take biotin? Thanks

Depression: Yes it is safe to take a biotin supplement. Biotin is vitamin B7. It helps support hair and nails. Biotin deficiency is uncommon because it is produced by our intestinal bacteria. When there is a biotin deficiency, it is usually seen in people with inherited metabolic disorders. ...Read more

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I accidently took 2 10, 000 mcg of biotin with keratin thinking it was tylenol (acetaminophen) and im 34 weeks pregnant. My baby seems fine and is still very active?

I accidently took 2 10, 000 mcg of biotin with keratin thinking it was tylenol (acetaminophen) and im 34 weeks pregnant. My baby seems fine and is still very active?

No problem: Biotin is extremely safe. No toxic dose is known. It is helpful to take in early pregnancy to prevent birth defects. Doses up to 200, 000 mcg/day have been well-tolerated! ...Read more

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What amount of biotin should I take?

What amount of biotin should I take?

Depends: It depends on why you are taking the supplement. The only condition that biotin treats is a true biotin deficiency. If you have this the recommended dose is 100-1000mcg. The recommended daily dose for dietary supplementation is 30mcg. ...Read more

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How much biotin is recommended daily?

How much biotin is recommended daily?

Depends: Biotin deficiency is rare and there is no set daily allowance in the us. Biotin is also known as vitamin h or vitamin b7 and is necessary for cell growth, the production of fatty acids, and the metabolism of fats and amino acids. High dosages in the range of 5, 000 mcg are often used for hair loss, skin and nail problems and and to help with sugar metabolism issues. ...Read more

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Is taking 10, 000 mcg of biotin safe?

Is taking 10, 000 mcg of biotin safe?

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. ...Read more

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Taking 5000 mg of biotin is it healthy?

"Healthy"? ..: It is not toxic; "healthy" is a very individual matter; what is healthy for one person may not be healthy for another. This is why physicians interview and examine patients before they recommend specific treatment. ...Read more

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How much should I take the biotin 500mg?

How much should I take the biotin 500mg?

Too much/toxic?: Daily requirement of biotin is 30 micrograms and is readily available in a well balanced diet.
High doses as much as 2to10 mgm has been recommended by some for hair loss and nail growth
500mgm is very high dose and can be toxic. ...Read more

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Is taking biotin 10, 000 mcg considered safe?

Yes, but............: Maybe overkill without side-effects. Most experts recommend 5000-7500mcg. Will help with hair and prevent hangnails! ...Read more

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If you are 16 is it ok for you to take maximum strength biotin 10, 000?

If you are 16 is it ok for you to take maximum strength biotin 10, 000?

Hair is protein: Biotin is not going to fix the problem. I am going to assume your issue is your hair. Are you getting at least 100 grams of protein per day in your diet? ...Read more

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Does biotin cause itchiness?

Does biotin cause itchiness?

Not per se: Any pill prescribed or supplements can cause varying degrees of allergic reaction because of the stabilisers, preservative & fillers! ...Read more

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Is biofol and biotin is same?

Is biofol and biotin is same?

No: Biotin is a vitamin (one of the b vitamins). Biofol is a product or multiple products, sold by a company, and includes many different ingredients. It is rare for a normal person to be deficient in biotin, so one should be wary of companies trying to promote or sell extra large doses of biotin. One should ask a primary care doctor for individual advice before taking large doses of biotin. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis, should I take biotin?

I have psoriasis, should I take biotin?

Not for psoriasis: You need to see a dermatologist to get on a comprehensive treatment program. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take biotin msm and fishoil?

Is it ok to take biotin msm and fishoil?

Yes: Yes, it's ok to take them but msm and biotin supplements are pretty useless. Fish oil can help reduce triglyceride levels. ...Read more

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Why am I gaining weight while taking biotin?

Why am I gaining weight while taking biotin?

Vitamin B 7: According to a number of sources, when used orally in doses of up to 10 mg per day, biotin (or vitamin b7) does not cause side effects. Biotin helps to metabolize fat, carbs ; proteins. ...Read more

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What is biotin used for and what are the side effects?

What is biotin used for and what are the side effects?

Another supplement..: Biotin deficiency is rare, but can occur in persons with genetic mutations, on long-term antibiotics or anti-convulsants, or who eat a lot of raw egg whites. There is no good evidence that this over-the-counter supplement is needed, because normal people eating a regular, balanced diet should get enough of it from their foods. ...Read more

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Can I overdose on acetaminophen?

Can I overdose on acetaminophen?

Please do not.: If you are considering an overdose, please call 911 or your nearest emergency room. Do not harm yourself. You risk serious and irreversible damage to your body. ...Read more

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Can you get high on Acetaminophen?

Can you get high on Acetaminophen?

No: tylenol (acetaminophen) by itself should not have that effect. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be harmful and even deadly if not taken appropriately though. ...Read more

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Can I take too much acetaminophen?

Can I take too much acetaminophen?

Yes: For a healthy individual, it is recommended to not use more than 3 grams in a 24 hour period. ...Read more

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What amount acetaminophen in a day?

What amount acetaminophen in a day?

Least amount...: ...necessary not to exceed 3000mg in a 24-hour period of time. Don't take it all at once either, because it won't be any more effective in mega-doses. Not the best pain med available over the counter, just useful for fevers. ...Read more

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What is 5000 mg of acetaminophen do?

What is 5000 mg of acetaminophen do?

Acetominophin: Nausea, vomiting diarrhea and even liver damage or failure. ...Read more

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Is biotin good for hair? I'm taking 7500mcg.

Linked: It can help but there is natural biotin in most of the foods we eat. If it pertains to hair loss, there is some preliminary evidence that hair loss can be reduced when biotin is taken by mouth in combination with zinc while a cream containing the chemical compound Clobetasol Propionate (olux, temovate) is applied to the skin. ...Read more

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Is 2, 000mg of acetaminophen in one dose too much?

Is 2, 000mg of acetaminophen in one dose too much?

Don't do it again: This won't hurt or kill you, but you do need to show this helpful drug the respect it deserves. It's important to space the doses out so that you don't get sick. Up to 4000 mg/day is fine but you don't want to take even this much all at once -- you might overload the enzyme that processes it by the normal pathway. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to overdose on acetaminophen?

Absolutely: This drug can be very dangerous if you take more than 4 grams in a day. Man OTC medicines contain it, so you may not know you're taking it-read the label! It can cause liver failure and is the main reason liver transplant in the US today. No joke-be careful. ...Read more

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Does acetaminophen make you drowsy?

Not usually: Not usually, if you take only acetaminophen, but sometimes this medicine come as part of other medications like tylenol#3 or 4 or vicodin, then will cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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