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Biotin Drug Information
Are you paying too much for Biotin? Save up to 80% when purchasing your prescription drugs from Universal Drugstore. Our prescription service aspires to conveniently provide you with affordable medications at the lowest prices in Canada and internationally.
We’re working with a number of Canadian and international pharmacy partners, all licensed by their qualified governmental regulatory bodies. By collaborating with our partners, we are able to offer a wide range of brand and generic medications at very competitive prices. You can obtain discount prescription drugs through our online pharmacy. Our prices are already up to 80% lower than your local pharmacy. We are committed to providing you with the best service and prices. This is why we’ll match the price of any of our online pharmacy competitors who require a valid prescription.
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Why Buy Biotin from Universal Drugstore?
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In the past two decades together with our international pharmacy partners we have shipped over 2 million prescription medication orders to our satisfied customers.
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How Long Does It Take to Receive My Biotin Order?
You can easily place an order on our website in under 5 minutes. First you need to set up an account with us, create a payment method, and send us your prescriptions. Alternatively, you can order by downloading our order form or by placing an order over the phone. Delivery can take approximately 2 weeks to North America, and 4 weeks to other countries.
Biotin (vitamin B7) is used to prevent or treat low levels of vitamin B7 in people who do not get enough of the vitamin from their diets. Most people who eat a normal diet do not need extra vitamin B7. However, some conditions (such as pregnancy, parenteral nutrition, rapid weight loss) can cause low levels of vitamin B7.
How to Use Biotin
Take Biotin by mouth as directed, usually once daily. Follow all directions on the product package. If your doctor has prescribed Biotin, take it as directed. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. If you are taking chewable tablets, chew the tablet well and swallow. If you are taking extended-release tablets, swallow them whole. Do not crush or chew extended-release tablets. Doing so can release all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects. Also, do not split extended-release tablets unless they have a score line and your doctor or pharmacist tells you to do so. Swallow the whole or split tablet without crushing or chewing. If you are using the rapidly-dissolving tablet, allow the tablet to dissolve under the tongue and then swallow, with or without water. If you are using the liquid form of Biotin, carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose. Some liquid products need to be shaken before each dose. If you are using the powder form of Biotin, prepare the medication as directed by the product package. Take this vitamin regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. If your condition lasts or gets worse, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, get medical help right away.
Before taking biotin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to any of its ingredients; or if you have any other allergies. Biotin may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Chewable tablets or liquid products may contain aspartame. If you have phenylketonuria (PKU) or any other condition that requires you to limit/avoid aspartame (or phenylalanine) in your diet, consult your doctor or pharmacist about using Biotin safely. Liquid forms of Biotin may contain sugar and/or alcohol. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol dependence, or liver disease. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about using Biotin safely. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). During pregnancy, Biotin should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is unknown if Biotin passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If you are taking Biotin on a regular schedule and miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval. Biotin may interfere with certain lab tests, possibly causing false test results. Make sure lab personnel and all your doctors know you use Biotin.
Biotin Side Effects
This vitamin usually has no side effects. If you have any unusual effects, contact your doctor or pharmacist promptly. If your doctor has directed you to use Biotin, remember that your doctor has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using Biotin do not have serious side effects. A very serious allergic reaction to Biotin is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction,rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch. In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Different brands of this vitamin have different storage needs. Check the product package for instructions on how to store your brand, or ask your pharmacist. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Biotin when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
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