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 bodys 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.
This medication is a vitamin, prescribed for anemia due to vitamin C deficiency.
This medication is an essential mineral, prescribed as a nutrient, antiseptic, thyroid agent and expectorant.