Who should take vitamin B2 (riboflavin) supplements?

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People who are suffering from riboflavin deficiencies or newborns with jaundice should be started on vitamin B2 regimens. Symptoms of riboflavin deficiency include anemia, weakness, tongue and throat problems, mouth sores and dermatitis. If you are experiencing these symptoms, speak with your doctor before beginning B2 therapy, as you may require monitoring or further diagnosis. Sufferers of preeclampsia, anemia, migraines, eating disorders, malaria, cataracts, ethylmalonic encephalopathy, cognitive ability, esophageal cancer and depression may also benefit from B2 therapy.

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