Biotin Alone or a Science-Driven Nutraceutical Multi-Targeted Approach?

September 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 9 | Features | 952 | Copyright © September 2019

Valerie D. Callender MD,a,b Danamarie Belpulsi MDc


ªCallender Dermatology and Cosmetic Center, Glen Dale, MD

BHoward University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 

cNutraceutical Wellness Inc, New York, NY

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5. Farris PK, Rodgers N, McMichael A, Kogan S. A novel multi-targeting approach to treating hair loss, using standardized nutraceuticals. J Drugs Dermatol. 2017;16:141-148.

6. Ablon G, Kogan, S. A six-month, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the safety and efficacy of a nutraceutical supplement for promoting hair growth in women with self-perceived thinning hair. J Drugs Dermatol. 2018;17:58-565.


Danamarie Belpulsi MD