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Biotin

Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 03, 2019

Biotin is used for the control, treatment and prevention of conditions such as weak nails, hair loss, biotin deficiency, and seborrheic dermatitis. It is also used in supplements to promote hair, nail and skin growth. Biotin is a compound essential for healthy growth of nails and hair, Biotin works by preventing any biotin deficiency.

Do not use Biotin if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it. Before using Biotin tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding, or if you have any upcoming surgeries. Also let your doctor know your history of medical problems, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions.

Biotin should be taken in doses prescribed by the doctor. Dosage depends on conditions such as medical condition, diet, age, and counteraction with other medicines.

Biotin is a very safe medication, and it does not have any reported side effects. In case you experience any side effects, contact your doctor for immediate medical assistance.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Dermatologist before using this medicine.
  • Nutritional Deficiencies

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Biotin as ingredient

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This medication aids in the proper functioning of carbon dioxide fixing and transporting enzymes. It is necessary for a number of metabolic functions and is used to enhance hair growth and treat conditions caused due to deficiency.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Obezita 60Mg Capsule

    Orlimax Capsule

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