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Is Biotin A Vitamin Or Mineral
Biotin: Many people are biotin deficient. It is water soluble so can be taken above recommended label dose. ...Read more
Yes: Safe drug with vits and biotinGet a more detailed answer ›
Yes.: Yes. Your daily vitamin will have only a fraction og the mdr of biotin! ...Read more
Biotin: Biotin is in the "b complex" family, and is not commonly deficient. Some foods contain it, and bacteria in your intestine make it. It's available in both multivitamin form and as a single supplement -- most often in pill form rather than im. It's water soluble, which means your body doesn't store it. You don't need a prescription for it. http://tinyurl.com/ksnwg4y. ...Read more
Biotin: Saskatoon berry and swiss chard.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not at all: No change in weight with VitB7=BiotinGet a more detailed answer ›
I would like to know the side effects of the vitamin Biotin. I read it is good for you but could be harmful. What is your opinion?
Very safe but...:
Biotin is considered very safe and non-toxic in even very high doses. However, there are reports of high doses (over 2500 mcg/day) causing acne in some, but I am unaware of studies proving this. There is also concern high doses might interact with some seizure meds.
for a good discussion. ...Read more
Considering purchasing the Biotin strength:10,000mcg 100capsules by Natrol through Amazon. Advice please? Do uknow better company for vitamin pills
No harm!: Biotin is used for bail and hair health! 10K mcg has no toxicity and has been shown to work. ...Read more
YES: They may be taken safely togetherGet a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Many studies have shown biotin helps hair grow. Also add vit d to help as well. ...Read more
None: Both are probably unnecessary at your age unless you have a known deficiency. You should eat a wholesome diet rich with fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, whole grains and some wild fish like salmon and cod, and get at least 15-30 minutes of sun each day. If you do that, you don't need any extra vitamins. ...Read more
Yes but why iron?: This is safe in terms of not having excessive doses of any but few men need to take iron- iron is a pro-oxidant. Other than young children, i only advise iron supplements to menstruating women. Generally men can get adequate iron from diet and excess iron intake increases risk of heart disease and cancer so unless you know you are deficient in iron i would not supplement with it! ...Read more
Yes: There is no interaction between the 2 vitamins and no reason why they could not be taken together. ...Read more
Biotin: Is often used to help with hair loss but it is not a miracle cure. There are other vitamins that can help as well, especially if there is a deficiency. It is best to get some testing done to help determine the cause of the hair loss so that the treatment can be more specific. Test for iron/ferritin levels, vitamin b12/folate, vitamin d3, thyroid, hormones, etc. ...Read more
A water solible vitamin.
Gets excreated well. ...Read more
Yes: But why would you want to take that amount of vitamins? Un-necessary. ...Read more
None.: None exist! if you change it to 5 mcg, yes. ...Read more
Ppl say biotin breaks ppl out alot. Some say b5 vitamins helps clear it. What b5 vitamin should I buy? & is it bad at 17 to take 1 of each everyday?
Listen to your body: Every one is different. Many factors can influence acne breakouts. Biotin can aggravate acne in some people. Pantothenic acid can help some people with acne prone skin. Start with lowering stress, a good night sleep, eating healthy fresh vegetables and fruit , and getting good exercise through the day. ...Read more
It's fine: There's no interaction with those meds.Get a more detailed answer ›
Nothing: No vitamins make your boobs grow.Get a more detailed answer ›