Biotin Forte - Biotin Forte is a water-soluble B-complex vitamin which is composed of an ureido ring fused with a tetrahydrothiophene ring. A valeric acid substituent is attached to one of the carbon atoms of the tetrahydrothiophene ring. Biotin Forte is used in cell growth, the production of fatty acids, metabolism of fats, and amino acids. It plays a role in the Kreb cycle, which is the process in which energy is released from food. Biotin Forte not only assists in various metabolic chemical conversions, but also helps with the transfer of carbon dioxide. Biotin Forte is also helpful in maintaining a steady blood sugar level. Biotin Forte is often recommended for strengthening hair and nails. Consequenty, it is found in many cosmetic and health products for the hair and skin. Biotin Forte deficiency is a rare nutritional disorder caused by a deficiency of biotin. Initial symptoms of biotin deficiency include: Dry skin, Seborrheic dermatitis, Fungal infections, rashes including erythematous periorofacial macular rash, fine and brittle hair, and hair loss or total alopecia. If left untreated, neurological symptoms can develop, including mild depression, which may progress to profound lassitude and, eventually, to somnolence; changes in mental status, generalized muscular pains (myalgias), hyperesthesias and paresthesias. The treatment for biotin deficiency is to simply start taking some biotin supplements. A lack of biotin in infants will lead to a condition called seborrheic dermatitis or "cradle cap". Biotin Forte deficiencies are extremely rare in adults but if it does occur, it will lead to anemia, depression, hair loss, high blood sugar levels, muscle pain, nausea, loss of appetite and inflamed mucous membranes.
Indication: For nutritional supplementation, also for treating dietary shortage or imbalance.
is recommended for first-line treatment of weak, brittle, splitting, or soft nails.therapy should be taken regularly as directed to maintain strong, healthy nails. Clinical improvement is generally realized within 3 to 6 months. 1-3 Cessation of therapy may result in deterioration of nail health within 6 to 9 months.
Biotin, a vitamin-B supplement, is used to treat or resolve biotin deficiency. Biotin deficiency results in rapid weight loss, malnutrition and other problems. Biotin is also used to treat hair thinning and treatment of brittle nails.