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Should I let my doctor know I am taking zinc?

Yes, in fact, you should always let your doctor know about all of the medications you take so that you avoid any drug interactions. Zinc, in particular, can react adversely to a variety of different medical conditions, medications and foods, so it is important to discuss the proper dosage of zinc and all of the possible complications that may accompany it. 

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