How does biotin interact with other medications and foods?

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Certain medications, such as long-term antibiotic use and long-term anti-seizure drug use, deplete the body of biotin or kill off the beneficial intestinal bacteria that make biotin. Raw egg whites can inhibit the absorption of dietary and supplemental biotin. Biotin supplementation should be done under a doctor's care.

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