Biotin is a form of vitamin B found in foods. Biotin helps the body break down fats, carbohydrates, and other substances.
Biotin has been used in alternative medicine as a likely effective aid in treating or preventing biotin deficiency. Biotin deficiency can be caused by malnutrition, rapid weight loss, long-term tube feeding, and other medical conditions.
Biotin has also been used to treat seborrhea (skin rash) in babies. However, research has shown that biotin may not be effective in treating this condition.
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upset stomach; or
mild skin rash.
If you choose to use biotin, use it as directed on the package or as directed by your doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare provider. Do not use more of this product than is recommended on the label. It may take 3 to 6 months before the condition of your hair or nails improves. After you stop using this medication, your nails will likely return to their original condition within 6 to 9 months.