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What is the best way to take chromium?

Chromium supplements are sold as tablets, soft gels, or capsules. Take the supplement separately from antacids and drugs to treat heartburn or reflux, such as Aciphex (rabeprazole), Axid (nizatidine), Nexium (esomeprazole), Pepcid (famotidine), Prevacid (lansoprazole), Prilosec (omeprazole), Protonix (pantoprazole), Tagamet (cimetidine), or Zantac (ranitidine). These drugs can prevent you from absorbing chromium or make you excrete the supplement faster.

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