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• Biotin is a dietary supplement prescribed to prevent and treat a rare biotin deficiency which is associated with malnutrition, pregnancy, long-term tube feeding and rapid weight loss.
• It assists in various biochemical pathways as a cofactor that break down the body’s carbohydrate, protein and fat.
• Biotin is used for conditions like hair loss, brittle nails, conjunctivitis, and seborrheic dermatitis in children.
• It is also used in some metabolic disorders. However, its effectiveness in these conditions has not been established.

Drug information on H-VIT (Biotin 5mg) from Systopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.


Systopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Biotin
Combination of Generics : Biotin 5mg
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Side effects of Biotin

• Biotin is usually safe and very well-tolerated.

• Adverse effects include allergic reactions or mild upset stomach.

• Skin reactions such as urticaria, itchiness, redness or pain at injection site may occur after the administration of injections.

When is Biotin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Biotin is not recommended:
• In patients with unusual or allergic reactions to biotin supplements
• In children, or pregnant or breastfeeding women without the physician’s advice


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