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Can I Take Biotin With Simvastatin
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
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
Yes: There is no major known interaction.Get a more detailed answer ›
You can: There is no known concerning interaction between these two. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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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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
Yes: Safe drug with vits and biotinGet a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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