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Doctor insights on: How Much Biotin Should I Take

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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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Im taking 1000 mcg of biotin. Should i take it with water or inbetween food?

Im taking 1000 mcg of biotin. Should i take it with water or inbetween food?

As you like: Unless you are deficient in biotin, which is unlikely, taking biotin is not likely to be helpful. You may take it as you wish. ...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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How much biotin of mcg for an adult to take a day ?

How much biotin of mcg for an adult to take a day ?

It depends: The recommended daily intake for biotin is 30 mcg but most people don't need to take any as it is fairly easy to get that amount via your diet. However. Some people benefit from larger amounts for conditions such as diabetes and brittle nails. Doses up to 16, 000 mcg/day have been used to treat diabetes and have been found to be safe. See http://lpi.Oregonstate.Edu/infocenter/vitamins/biotin/. ...Read more

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How much biotin mcgs do you recommend for a person to take daily ?

How much biotin mcgs do you recommend for a person to take daily ?

None aside from food: A normal person (without biotin deficiency) eating a well-balanced diet can be just fine without buying additional biotin supplements. The nih reports: no recommended dietary allowance (rda) for biotin; but adequate intakes for biotin are 7mcg for infants, 8mcg for children aged 1-3 yrs, 12mcg for 4-8 yrs, 20mcg for 9-13 yrs, 25mcg for 14-18 yrs, 30mcg for >18 yrs, 35mcg for breastfeeding women. ...Read more

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I'm 16 yers old would it be okay to take two biotin pills that contain 10,000 mcg or is that to much for me?

I'm 16 yers old would it be okay to take two biotin pills that contain 10,000 mcg or is that to much for me?

Sounds like a lot: Adequate intake of biotin is 25-30 mcg for adolescent and 35 mcg for an adult daily. So 10,000 mcg sounds like a very large amount. ...Read more

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I'm 19 and I take 10,000 mcgs of biotin daily. I only have noticed a difference taking this dosage but is it too much for me?

Biotin: Please start taking it once a week and gradually take it every other day. If you are tolerating this you don't need it more often. If not, feel free to take it daily. I strongly suspect you won't need it every day. ...Read more