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What should I know before taking molybdenum?

Supplements are not advised for the prevention of molybdenum deficiency. Instead, seek an improved diet. If supplements are recommended, you should know that they may increase the effects of a pre-existing copper deficiency. You should tell your doctor if you are copper deficient before taking molybdenum supplements.

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Who should use molybdenum?
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Does molybdenum really work?
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