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Does cobalt interact with other medications?

Cobalt is part of the vitamin B12 molecule. Cobalt is not known to interact with other medications, although some medications can affect your body's absorption of vitamin B12 and cobalt. Certain gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) medications and gastric acid inhibitors used to treat ulcers can affect absorption. Other medications for high cholesterol, some antibiotics, anti-gout drugs and some non-insulin dependent diabetes medications may also affect absorption of vitamin B12 and cobalt.

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