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Doctor insights on: Can I Take Biotin With Simvastatin

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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

Dr. Blase Carabello
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Simvastatin (Definition)

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Lowers risk of heart attack, stroke, and certain blood vessel problems in people with certain risk factors. This medicine is an hmg-coa reductase inhibitor, ...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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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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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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Can you take biotin when pregnant?

Can you take biotin when pregnant?

Yes: Biotin is a safe water soluble vitamin that you can take when you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you take Cialis while taking simvastatin?

Can you take Cialis while taking simvastatin?

Yes: No contraindications. Cialis and similar drugs should not be taken with other nitrates or Nitroglycerin or Alpha adrenergic agents. ...Read more

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Could you take biotin pills if your pregnant?

Could you take biotin pills if your pregnant?

Better not to: It is better not to take biotin if you are pregnant. Taking a prenatal vitamin with folate (folic acid) is very important. Most people do not need biotin as you get these ingredients from you food if you eat a healthy diet with plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Have a healthy pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take biotin and gelatin together?

Is it safe to take biotin and gelatin together?

I was unable to: Find this combination using a drug/ food interaction checker. But, I know of no contraindications. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Biotin while on Paxil (paroxetine)?

Is it ok to take Biotin while on Paxil (paroxetine)?

No drug interaction: Per Drugs. Com drug interaction checker - there are no reported interactions between biotin and paxil. ...Read more

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What happens if you take simvastatin while drinking?

What happens if you take simvastatin while drinking?

Statin: Most of us would not be using Simvastatin for shooters if we were drinking. If you have to choose between booze and simvastatin; the statin is better for you. Take the statin, leave the booze. ...Read more

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Can I take biotin and msn while on 2000mg of metformin?

Can I take biotin and msn while on 2000mg of metformin?

Unknown: There are no studies looking at these combinations. As is true for most supplements, there are no or few studies that support whatever claims are made about them, and no studies to see if they interact with other meds. ...Read more

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Is biotin safe to take while nursing and I so what dosage?

Is biotin safe to take while nursing and I so what dosage?

Yes, 6000 mcg or more: Not only is biotin safe in nursing but it is recommended to take at least 35 mcg/day. For nursing moms whose babies have cradle cap it is recommended that the mother take 6000 mcg/day. Doses of up to 15, 000 mcg (15 mg)/day are used to treat diabetes.There is no known toxic dose of biotin but probably no benefit to taking doses higher than 15 mg/day. See http://www. Med. Nyu. Edu/content? Chunkiid=21571. ...Read more

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Can I take 7500 mcg biotin & multivitamins at the same time?

Can I take 7500 mcg biotin & multivitamins at the same time?

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.
You can take with multivitamins at the same time. ...Read more

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Can I take azo cranberry pill while taking biotin 10, 000 mg?

Can I take azo cranberry pill while taking biotin 10, 000 mg?

Supplements: I see no reason to take either one but I would read the label and ask whoever recommended you take them. You must not realize that manufacturers can add anything they want to this stuff and do. Beware. ...Read more

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If I take biotin supplements will I get more hairy everywhere?

If I take biotin supplements will I get more hairy everywhere?

Biotin is a nutrient: Taking biotin typical does NOT make you "hairy".
It suppose to promote neutron of hair follicles, nail and skin normal growth. It is a co-enzyme and vitamin B.
it I OTC supplement and there is not specific recommendation how much to take. It is found in many foods as (avocado, liver.) it promotes nutrition of skin, nails hairs - but there is no strong evidence. Balance Nutrition is key. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take caffeine, biotin and greentea pills together?

Is it ok to take caffeine, biotin and greentea pills together?

Frauds in Medicine: You are very young so there may not be any medical or health consequences to this. But, there also will be no health benefits. Green tea 'pills' are a product that will in no way lead you to any real or sustained weight loss. I would advise that you not waste your money on this product. ...Read more

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Is biotin good to take when your pregnant and how many mcg to take?

Is biotin good to take when your pregnant and how many mcg to take?

Biotin in pregnancy: The amount of biotin that is in your prenatal vitamin is usually sufficient for your pregnancy. You should not need to take an extra biotin supplement. Talk with your obstetrician before adding any extra vitamins or herbal supplements other than your prescribed prenatal vitamin, as some supplements can even be harmful to you or your baby. ...Read more

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When I take biotin for hair, this tablet gain weight this is right or no?

When I take biotin for hair, this tablet gain weight this is right or no?

Hair loss: Biotin deficiency is rare, taking biotin supplements for hair loss is not scientifically proven to reverse hair loss. Some people develop gastrointestinal side effects and have to stop the supplement. See your doctor for a full evaluation of your hair loss to determine potential reversible causes. I am not aware of weight gain on biotin. ...Read more

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How much CO-Q10 should I take if on 10 mg. Of Simvastatin? What does it do?

How much CO-Q10 should I take if on 10 mg. Of Simvastatin? What does it do?

100 mg: The formation of cholesterol and coenzyme Q in the body share a common pathway. So if you block the formation of cholesterol by a statin such as Simvastatin you also block the formation of CQ10 thus reducing the enzymes level in your body. CQ10 is essential in generating energy for the body's normal metabolism. As a preventive supplement, it's benefit is not certain. The average dose is 100 mg. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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