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Hair, Skin, and Nails

Generic name: [bye-ohtin]Biotin (oral)
Brand Names: Appearex Cyto B7 Hair, Skin, Nails, Spring Valley Biotin Gummies Vitafusion Biotin Gummy Extra Strength
Drug class: vitamins

What is Hair, Nails, and Skin?

Vitamin B7 is also called Hair, Skin, and Nails. It can be found in food. This medicine aids the body in converting fats, carbohydrates, and proteins into energy.Hair, skin, and nails may be effective in alternative medicine to treat or prevent low levels of biotin. Malnutrition, rapid loss of weight, tube feeding, and other medical conditions can cause low levels of biotin.Hair, skin, and nails are also used to treat seborrhea in babies and multiple sclerosis. Research has shown, however, that this medication may not be effective at treating these conditions.Researchers have not yet proven that other uses, such as treating brittle nails, hair fall, diabetes, nerve pain, depression, and other conditions, can be treated with this product.Hair, skin, and nails can also be combined with other vitamins for adults and children to use as a nutritional supplement.Hair, skin, and nails may not be effective for treating medical conditions.The FDA has not given their blessing to this product's use as medicine. This medicine is not intended to replace medication prescribed by your doctor.Hair, Skin, and Nails is sold as an herbal supplement. Many herbal compounds are not manufactured to regulated standards, and some supplements on the market have been found to be contaminated with toxic drugs or metals. To minimize the risk, herbal or health supplements must be purchased from a reputable source.This product guide may be used in other ways than those listed.

Similar/related drugs

acetylcysteine, ascorbic acid, biotin, multivitamin, and niacin

Side effects of Hair, Skin, and Nail

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: difficulty breathing, hives, swelling in your lips, face, throat, or tongue.Some of the most common side effects include nausea or respiratory problems.There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. Contact the FDA by dialing 1-800-FDA-1088 in order to report adverse side effects.


Please read all instructions on the label or package of your product. Inform your healthcare provider about your medical conditions, your allergies, and the medicines you are using.

Before you take this drug

This product should not be used if you have an allergy to hair, skin, or nails.

Speak to your doctor before using your hair, skin, and nails. Your dose may need to change if:

  • Hair, skin, and nailsidase are deficient in the person;
  • Smoke;
  • Kidney disease (or dialysis)

Consult your doctor before using the product if you are pregnant or nursing.Don't give herbal or health supplements to children without consulting a doctor.

How to take Hair, Skin, and Nails?

Consult your doctor before using herbal supplements. Consult a health practitioner trained in herbal or health supplements.Use hair, skin, and nails only as directed on the label or by your doctor, pharmacy, or other healthcare provider. Use only the recommended amount of this product.Hair, skin, and nails come in liquid, tablet, and capsule forms. Use different biotin formulations only under medical supervision. Combining different formulations increases the risk of an overdose.The sublingual tablet or orally disintegrating tablet should not be swallowed. Do not chew the tablet. Instead, allow it to dissolve in your mouth. Sublingual tablets should be placed beneath your tongue for them to dissolve.Use the measuring device provided (not a spoon) to measure hair, skin, and nail liquid. This medicine can also be administered through a feeding device. If you do not understand the instructions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.Eat 2 or more egg whites raw for several months to prevent your body from absorbing hair, skin, and nails.Hair, skin, and nails can give false results in a urine drug test. Inform the lab staff that you are taking this medication.The daily recommended dose of biotin varies with age. Please follow the instructions of your healthcare provider. For more information, you can consult the Office of Dietary Supplements of the NIH or the USDA Nutrient Database of Recommended Daily Allowances.If the condition that you are treating using Hair, Skin, and Nails doesn't improve or worsens while using this product, call your doctor.Store at room temperature away from heat and moisture, to maintain maximum shelf life.

What happens if I miss the dose?

If the time for your next scheduled dose approaches, do not take the missed one.You should not use additional hair, skin, or nails to compensate for a missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Reach out for help immediately if you suspect an overdose by calling the Poison Help Line: 1-800-222-1222, or by seeking medical attention as soon as possible.

What should be avoided?

If your doctor prescribes any restrictions regarding food, beverage, or activity, follow their instructions.

Interaction with other drug

Certain medicines can reduce your blood biotin levels, which may affect your hair, skin, and nail dosage. Before using this medication with other medications, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

  • Carbamazepine;
  • Phenobarbital;
  • Phenytoin

This list is incomplete. Other drugs, such as vitamins, herbal products, prescriptions, and over-the-counter medicines, may also affect hair, nails, and skin.This list may not cover all potential drug interactions.