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Biotin information from DrugsUpdate  

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Biotin, a vitamin-B supplement, is used to treat or resolve biotin deficiency. Biotin deficiency results in rapid weight loss, malnutrition and other problems. Biotin is also used to treat hair thinning and treatment of brittle nails.

Pharmacodynamics

No information available

Pharmacokinetics

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Biotin Indications / Biotin Uses

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Biotin Adverse Reactions / Biotin Side Effects

Biotin may cause GI upset with mild skin rashes. However, some of the other adverse events may differ from one person to another.

Precautions

Biotin should not be prescribed in patients with renal disease, history of GI surgery and in smokers.

Special Precautions

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Other Drug Interactions

Biotin may interfere with primidone, phenobarbital, carbamazepine and phenytoin.

Other Interactions

No information available

Dosage

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Food(before/after)

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List of Contraindications

Biotin and Pregnancy

Modified dose may be required in pregnant women. Do not use biotin unless prescribed by a physician.

Biotin and Lactation

Nursing mothers should consult a physician before using biotin supplements.

Biotin and Children

Caution should be exercised before giving any herbals/nutritional supplements to a child without proper medical advice.

Biotin and Geriatic

Information not available

Biotin and Other Contraindications

Information not available

Storage

Store at 20-25°C.

Lab interference

Store at 20-25°C.

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