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    Default How much biotin do you take, and when did it kick in?

    Sorry if its a repeated thread

    Just wondering how much biotin you take. I take 5mg and started at the end of December or beginning of January. I haven't seen a growth increase yet though.

    I'm debating whether to up the dosage, but I don't know how long you need to take it for to start getting results.

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    I started increasing dosage slowly . Started with 1,000 mcg for a week then the next week added another 1,000 mcg .. and so and so forth... until I got to 8,000 mcg and that's when I started to notice a difference.... so it took 2 months

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    I've been taking 5000mcg daily since December. I honestly can't tell if there's an effect or not.

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    I've been taking 5,000 mcg for a few months. It doesn't absolutely nothing to my hair but it has helped my skin which is why I started taking it anyway.

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    5000 Mcg for probably 6 months and have noticed nothing. Will not bother once I run out.
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    I started taking 10,000 mcg last year and started noticing a slight increase in growth after a few (2-4) months. This was a huge improvement because my hair had completely stalled at hip length for years

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    I take a small dose at 333%. When I took more, I had acne breakouts.

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    I'm just going to put this here, in case anyone is interested about biotin dosing.
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    I take 2500 mcg. I notice increase in body hair growth and nail growth after a week: I assume my hair grow faster too!
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    I've tried it a few times, but even at the relatively low 1000µg dose (which is still a lot, but it was hard to find less) it gives me acne. Not worth it for me.
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