Drug Index


Mechanism :

Biotin, also known as vitamin H or B 7, is a water-soluble B-complex vitamin.

Indication :

  • Propionic acidemia
  • Biotinidase deficiency
  • Holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency

Contraindications :

Hypersensitivity to biotin or any of its components.

Dosing :

Daily Dietary Requirements:
Infants; 0-1 year: 5-6 mcg/day.
Children; 1-9 years: 8-12 mcg/day.
Adolescents; 9-18 years: 20-25 mcg/day.
For Biotinidase deficiency:
10-20 mg/day (Oral) in two divided doses.

Adverse Effect :

Hypersensitivity to biotin or any of its components.

It is generally safe.

Hepatic Dose :

No dosage adjustments are recommended.
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