ADVERTISEMENT

Q. Can Biotin supplements help reduce hair fall and baldness?

Answered by
Dr. Barve Vaibhav Saidas
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on May 27, 2022

Hello doctor,

I have severe hair fall. I have read on the internet that biotin supplements help reduce hair fall. Can I take biotin supplements? Are there any other ways to prevent my scalp from balding?

Please help.

ADVERTISEMENT
#

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I understand your concern. I suggest you the following treatment plan:

  • Capsule Follihair (Iron 8 mg, Calcium Pantothenate 50 mg, Niacinamide 50 mg, Zinc 25 mg, Dimethionine 40 mg, L-lysine 20 mg, Biotin 10 mg, Manganese 5 mg, L-Cysteine 5 mg, Copper 2 mg, and Selenium 50 mcg).
  • Solution Minoxidil 5 % (Minoxidil 5 % w/v , Alcohol 30 % v/v, Propylene Glycol 50 % v/v, and Purified water).

I also suggest you take a high protein diet and plan for platelet-rich plasma therapy for hair fall.

I hope this helps.

Do revert in case of further questions.

Thank you.


Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Same symptoms doesn’t mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!



Related Questions:
Does hair fall stop immediately with the use of Proscar?

Thank you doctor,It is androgenetic alopecia ...  Both are FDA - Food and Drug Administration approved for androgenic alopecia ... FDA approved dose is only 1 mg per day that too for androgenic alopecia ......   Read full

My hair fall increased after starting my workout. Kindly help.

.. From your history, I understand that hair fall is your concern, which is a very common problem these days, and there is no need to be worried. Regarding your hair fall history, I needed to know a few things related to better guidance. How man...   Read full

My problem is hair loss. The doctor gave medication of minoxidil and finax

.. need of few important details regarding your hair fall. What is your age? Do you have any dandruff? If you are young and having hair loss without any dandruff then the prescribed treatment is very correct for you. Minoxidil is a vasodilator whi...   Read full

Also Read Answers From:

ideaComprehensive Medical Second Opinion.Submit your Case

Also Read


Monkeypox Virus - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Complications, and Prevention
Monkeypox is a zoonotic viral disease. This virus got its name as it was first noticed in laboratory monkeys in the late...  Read more»
Tomato Fever - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
Tomato fever is an unidentified and fast-spreading type of viral infection seen in young children. Scroll down to know m...  Read more»
Histrionic Personality Disorder - Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Histrionic personality disorder causes variations in the thinking ability of a person. Read this article to know more.  Read more»

Ask your health query to a doctor online?

Ask a Dermatologist Now

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.