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Should I let my doctor know I am taking molybdenum?

Yes, you should let your doctor know if you are planning to take molybdenum supplements. Because molybdenum deficiency is rare, your doctor might advise you to try some changes in your diet before you decide to take supplements. Also, it is possible that molybdenum may interact with other medical conditions you may have, such as liver or kidney disease or a copper deficiency.

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