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Old 05-26-2006, 07:43 AM
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Default How Much Biotin do you take a day

I bought these Hair, Skin and Nail Vitamins and they want you to take 3 vitamins a day...

That seems kind of excessive to me.. each pill has 3,000 mcg of Biotin...

or if you Take HSN Vitamins does your brand indicate the same thing?
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Old 05-26-2006, 08:29 AM
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Default Re: How Much Biotin do you take a day

I'm not taking a hair vitamin at this current time. But 3000mcg is only 3 grams.....I would think that was the average amount of biotin based on everyone elses posts.

If you're scared start of slow, taking only 1 pill a day and build yourself up over a long period of time.

ETA: Are you sure each pill has 3000mcg? Are you sure the 3000mcg isn't for the total serving (3 pills)?
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Default Re: How Much Biotin do you take a day

My multi vitamin contains 600mcg Biotin
My B-Complex vitamin contains 150mcg Biotin
The straight up Biotin pill I take is 5mg
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Default Re: How Much Biotin do you take a day

hehehehe.. I should read ... LOLOL

It is 3=3000mcg ...

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I'm not taking a hair vitamin at this current time. But 3000mcg is only 3 grams.....I would think that was the average amount of biotin based on everyone elses posts.

If you're scared start of slow, taking only 1 pill a day and build yourself up over a long period of time.

ETA: Are you sure each pill has 3000mcg? Are you sure the 3000mcg isn't for the total serving (3 pills)?
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Default Re: How Much Biotin do you take a day

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hehehehe.. I should read ... LOLOL

It is 3=3000mcg ...
Yeah I think it is 3000mcg in each serving size which is 3 pills so all 3 pills together have this amount not just 1 pill
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Default Re: How Much Biotin do you take a day

I take 10,000 mcgs of Biotin daily....haven't had any problems.
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Default Re: How Much Biotin do you take a day

That's a lot marie! Are you taking any other supplements? How much growth are you getting monthly?

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Default Re: How Much Biotin do you take a day

I take 3000mcg also.

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I'm not taking a hair vitamin at this current time. But 3000mcg is only 3 grams.....I would think that was the average amount of biotin based on everyone elses posts.

If you're scared start of slow, taking only 1 pill a day and build yourself up over a long period of time.

ETA: Are you sure each pill has 3000mcg? Are you sure the 3000mcg isn't for the total serving (3 pills)?
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Default Re: How Much Biotin do you take a day

I take 3000mcg also.

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I'm not taking a hair vitamin at this current time. But 3000mcg is only 3 grams.....I would think that was the average amount of biotin based on everyone elses posts.

If you're scared start of slow, taking only 1 pill a day and build yourself up over a long period of time.

ETA: Are you sure each pill has 3000mcg? Are you sure the 3000mcg isn't for the total serving (3 pills)?
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That's a lot marie! Are you taking any other supplements? How much growth are you getting monthly?

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I take horsetail and and iron pill as well. I also take GNC Ultra Nourish Hair about 3 times a week. I usually get at least an inch per month sometimes more since I have been applying MN and have increased my protein intake....
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My HSN supplement has 2,500 mcgs.
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My HSN supplement has 2,500 mcgs.
Is it a one a day pill?
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Default Re: How Much Biotin do you take a day

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Is it a one a day pill?
I take 5000mcg a day (from one pill, from drugstore.com).

Your body can absorb up to 3000mcg a day. The rest your body will just pee out. It won't buildup and cause toxitity. So really anything more than 3000 mcg is a waste.
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Default Re: How Much Biotin do you take a day

I have to purchase more asap...but when I was on biotin religiously I was taking 5000mcgs a day.
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Default Re: How Much Biotin do you take a day

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I take 5000mcg a day (from one pill, from drugstore.com).

Your body can absorb up to 3000mcg a day. The rest your body will just pee out. It won't buildup and cause toxitity. So really anything more than 3000 mcg is a waste.
Yep!

But, remember to adjust dosage according to your body weight as well. Many of the vitamin and mineral recommendations (RDA) is based on an average adult weight (for women, it’s like 5’ 4”, 140 pounds—or something like that). If you weigh less then 2 mg. (that 2000 mcg) is probably fine. If you weigh more, 5 mg (that’s 5000 mcg) is probably just right.

I take 5 mg.
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