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Are there any risks in taking manganese?

Taking manganese involves some risks. An overdose that exceeds the maximum daily allowance (around 11 mg for adults) can cause the body to shake uncontrollably. Because liver illness causes the body to store more manganese than usual, taking supplements with a liver condition might lead to an overdose. Also, people with illnesses of the kidneys or the bile duct might experience negative reactions from manganese. Additionally, pregnant and breastfeeding women may cause damage to their children if they take too much manganese. Furthermore, manganese may react poorly with certain antibiotics, decreasing the effectiveness of those drugs.

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