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Reason for taking: Brittle nails
3/16/2015 10:52:54 AM

Reviewer: Charlene, Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The Biotin I am taking is not on the list. Distributed by NOW. Extra strength 10 mg (10,000mcg). I wanted to strengthen my hair and nails..I am experiencing swollen feet and hands and wonder if it is this product causing it.

Reason for taking: Brittle nails
2/28/2015 5:09:15 AM

Reviewer: WilliamArthur, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I began taking 5000mcg of Biotin a day(Spring Valley from Walmart)about a year ago to see if I could get some help with falling hair. Baldness does not run in my family,so when my hair began falling in heavy numbers,I searched about for a remedy. After 3 or 4 months of taking it,I began to notice an odd side effect-my nails were Breaking at a ridiculous rate. I had thought that Biotin was supposed ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Brittle nails
2/23/2015 10:07:48 PM

Reviewer: Mike, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
In short, this worked great for me. After describing a brittle fingernail problem to my doctor, he suggested that some patients have had success using Biotin. I tried it... * Could see results after 3 month (seems to take a little time -- nails grow) * Used 6 months, to date * 1000 mcg of CVS brand Biotin

Reason for taking: Brittle nails
2/21/2015 1:32:46 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Although I was not on it for long, only a few weeks I saw no benefit from this medication. I was taking 2000 mg daily. This was called Biotin by Spring Valley, bought at Walmart. I stopped when I suddenly developed severe leg and hip pain. the pain was getting worse each day. It took several days to realize it was the Biotin and the pain diminished greatly when I stopped taking this junk and was g ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Brittle nails
1/22/2015 7:18:11 PM

Reviewer: BoBo, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Male, 63 yrs. old, fat, no prescriptions, fair health. For the past five years, my fingernails became increasingly brittle--prone for splits and tips snapping off. Tried otc biotin @1000mcg pill per day. Took about two months to see/believe results. At three months, no splits, no breakage at tips. The inline ridges remain but they no longer split at the tips. I'm very satified with this low c ... Show Full Comment

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