Who should not take vitamin B2 (riboflavin) supplements?

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People who have allergies to vitamin B2 or other B vitamins should avoid taking them. Other than that, there are very few risks associated with vitamin B2. However, vitamin B2 may interact with some drugs and supplements, including anticholinergics, tricyclic antidepressants, doxorubicin, thiazide diuretics, methotrexate, probenecid, phenobarbitol, some antipsychotics, vitamins B6 and B3, folate and medications that affect hormone levels. Talk to your doctor if you are concerned that using vitamin B2 supplements will cause negative interactions or other side effects. Do not take a vitamin B2 supplement without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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