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Should I let my doctor know I take vitamin B2?

Talk to your doctor before taking vitamin B2 (riboflavin), especially if you take other medications, such as anticholinergics, tricyclic antidepressants, doxorubicin, thiazide diuretics, methotrexate, probenecid, phenobarbital, some antipsychotics, vitamins B6 and B3, folate or medications that affect hormone levels. These drugs and supplements in particular may interact with B2. If you have a riboflavin deficiency and related conditions or symptoms, such as anemia, weakness, tongue and throat problems, mouth sores or dermatitis, consult your doctor before taking vitamin B2 on your own; you could require a different treatment.

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