Biotin is a member of the B-vitamin family. It plays a role in the metabolism of protein, fat and carbohydrate. It may help to maintain the health of nails and hair. The small, high-potency capsules are easy to swallow and digest.
|Frequently Asked Questions|
What is Biotin for? Biotin is a member of the B-vitamin family. It plays a role in the metabolism of protein, fat and carbohydrate. It may help to maintain the health of nails and hair.
What B vitamins can become deficient wih weight loss surgery? The most common B-vitamins that can become deficien wth eight loss surgery are B12, folate and B1 (thiamine). Others include B6 and B2 (riboflavin).
Can I open the capsules? Any of the capsules can be opened and mixed into a liquid or soft food.
What is the best time to take B vitamins? It is generally best to take your B-vitamins with meal. Some small percentage of people find that if they take B-vitamins too late in the day they have more trouble sleeping. If you find you have trouble sleeping after taking B-vitamins, you may want to take them with breakfast or lunch.
Why does B-complex make my urine bright yellow? This is caused by the riboflavin (vitamin B2), which has an intense yellow color. This is a natural process and no cause for alarm.