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Should I let my doctor know I am taking biotin?

If you have a biotin deficiency, your doctor should be aware of this condition and help you regulate your biotin supplementation. Although biotin is considered non-toxic and safe to use, you may also want to consult with your doctor about using this B complex vitamin and discuss all medications and supplements you are using. Research is ongoing to see if biotin can help with conditions like diabetes, peripheral neuropathy, and hair and nail problems, so talk to your doctor about biotin if you're interested in these research developments.

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