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Biotin

Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

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.

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
Leeford Healthcare Ltd
Maxamus International
Protech Biosystems
Med Manor Organics Pvt Ltd
M D C Pharmaceuticals P Ltd
Butson Bioscience
Mankind Pharma Ltd
Syscutis Healthcare
Galaxy Biotech
Pure Derma
Vindeca Life Sciences
Maxamus International
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
ORLIMAC 120MG TABLET
Orlimax Capsule
OBILIX 120MG CAPSULE

Popular Questions & Answers

Doctors I have no beard So can I take biotin tablets Does it help? And is there any ayurvedic biotin tablets And please tell some of the best brand in biotin tablets Is it available in strips How much it costs please help.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, FRGUHS (Cosmetology)
Dermatologist, Bangalore
Doctors I have no beard So can I take biotin tablets Does it help?
And is there any ayurvedic biotin tablets And plea...
Biotin is a protien supplement. It will not help much in beard growth. It is useful only as an adjuvant and that also in a small way. In case you still feel the need to have them, you can go for tablet follihair or tablet renocia which are good ones.
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My hair growth is slow. So should I consume biotin. If yes thn which. Name of biotin medicine.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
My hair growth is slow. So should I consume biotin. If yes thn which. Name of biotin medicine.
Hello, Lybrate user, U need, calcium sodium, phosphorus,zinc, selenium ,Proteins to check hair loss & greying hairs. - *.Tk, plenty of water ,free from contaminants to eliminate toxins, regulate metabolism and to moisten your scalp, preventing constipation. - *Go for meditation to reduce stress, anxiety,to nourish cells, tissues including hair -follicles to allow growing healthy and shining hairs. - *Tk, protein ,enzymes ,vitamins rich diet on time. - * Tk, apples, carrots, cheese, papaya, grapes, ripened mangoes, milk, ginger, garlics,onion, almonds, walnuts, spinach, fish,nuts, regularly - *Take, homoeo medicines which acts gently & rapidly without any adverse effect, there of. @ Wiesbaden 30-6 pills, thrice/ day @ JaborandyQ-20 drops, with 20 drops of water, amply on scalp, twice/ day. Avoid, caffeine, nicotine,alcohol, junk food, exposure to dust, scorching Sun. *Use, protein shampoo, *Massage with olive oil, wkly U, may go for a complete package to check hair-loss & greying hair. Your feedback will highly b appreciated for further, follow up. Tk, care.
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I am suffering of biotin deficiency so it is curable or not. I have eaten egg for long time I think it is the cause of my biotin deficiency.

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics , Diabetes Educator
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am suffering of biotin deficiency so it is curable or not. I have eaten egg for long time I think it is the cause o...
Hello, Eggs are very good source of biotin, but you also need to consume some other sources like almonds, nuts,wholegrains etc in the diet.

Can we consume Biotin 10,000 mcg for good hair growth? I would like to know that do we get any side effects due to this. Please recommend the best Biotin product.

BHMS
Sexologist, Noida
Can we consume Biotin 10,000 mcg for good hair growth? I would like to know that do we get any side effects due to th...
Here are the top 10 ways to help your hair grow faster. Eat a healthy diet. Eating a diet rich in protein and vital vitamins and minerals is an essential prerequisite to healthy hair growth. Use castor oil. Massage your scalp. Flip your hair upside down. Stay stress-free. Whip up an egg mask.

How to take biotin capsule what are the doses how many time does biotin take in a day for hair growth and baldness problem.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
How to take biotin capsule what are the doses how many time does biotin take in a day for hair growth and baldness pr...
I can ask regarding our pathy so take below course tak sulph 12c lyco 12c phos 12c all 3tims day for 15 days jaborandi hair oil arnica shampoo inform me progres.
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Popular Health Tips

Dandruff & Biotin:

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Dandruff & Biotin:
Biotin deficiency (vitamin b7) encourages the formation of dandruff. So, taking biotin tablets like follihair or keraglow will help to reduce it along with homoeopathic medicine - badiaga 200.
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PG Diploma In Clinical Cosmetology (PGDCC), BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Biotin is also known as vitamin h i. E vitamin for hair.
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Fellowship, cosmetic dermatology, Fellow in cosmetic dermatology & lasers, Cosmetic Dermatology & Lasers, Post Graduation In Dermatologist, MBBS Medicine
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Take a high protein diet & biotin supplements and avoid use of soaps if you have brittle nails

Eggs are rich in most of the nutrients

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Eggs are naturally rich in vitamin b2 (riboflavin), vitamin b12, vitamin d, selenium and iodine. They also contain vitamin a and a number of other b vitamins including folate, biotin, pantothenic acid and choline, and essential minerals and trace elements, including phosphorus.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
BIOTIN DEFICIENCY
Biotin deficiency is caused by a lack of vitamin B7 (biotin). It causes rashes, hair loss, anaemia, and mental conditions including hallucinations, drowsiness, and depression. Vitamin B7 itself is found in meat, liver, milk, peanuts, and some vegetables. Its deficiency is quite rare; however, there was a brief spike in the number of cases when it became popular for bodybuilders to consume raw eggs. One of the proteins found in raw egg white binds vitamin B7 and makes it difficult for the body to use, leading to a deficiency. Cooking egg whites makes this protein inactive. Mild biotin deficiency is also found is about half of all pregnant women due to a higher use of vitamin B7 in their bodies, and supplements are recommended for such women by the World Health Organisation.