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Recommended amount of Biotin for hair-loss/nail improvement?

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Old 08-05-2006, 05:56 PM   #1
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Recommended amount of Biotin for hair-loss/nail improvement?

Ive just bought a bottle of Biotin tablets to aid in my fight against hair loss and my brittle/discoloured nails (recently stopped biting my nails after approx 20 years of it).
I see now that it says on the bottle that its 300ug per tablet. Am I correct in saying that that means 0.3mg and only 0.0003g per tablet?!?
If this is the case, am I wasting my time taking these things thinking they're going to work. How much should I be taking to achieve any possible benefits?

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Old 08-05-2006, 11:16 PM   #2
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Re: Recommended amount of Biotin for hair-loss/nail improvement?

300IU will do nothing for hair loss.
Your gonna need 5000 MCG of Biotin.
Nature's Bounty and Rexall make it.
Go to Walgreens or Walmart.
I know Walgreens sells the 5000 MCG Nature's Bounty and Walmart sells the 5000 MCG Rexall. Rexall and Sundown are the same company.
Also MSM is good to use with Biotin.
Get 1000 MG of MSM.

Old 08-06-2006, 05:19 AM   #3
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Re: Recommended amount of Biotin for hair-loss/nail improvement?

I live in south no walgreens or walmart or any of the other brands/shops you speak of.
It isnt 300IU though, its 300ug? Does that mean its 300mcg, so Id need to take 10?

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