Riboflavin interactions with other nutrients

Riboflavin is necessary for the activation of vitamin B6 and is also necessary for the conversion of tryptophan to niacin.

Riboflavin interactionsInteractions with drugs

Sulfa drugs, anti-malarial drugs, estrogen, cathartic agents and alcohol may interfere with riboflavin metabolism. High doses of riboflavin can reduce the effectiveness of the anticancer drug methotrexate. Some antibiotics and phenothiazine drugs may increase riboflavin excretion.

Riboflavin must be activated in the liver. This activation may be inhibited by major tranquilizers, and some antidepressants. Long-term use of barbiturates may adversely affect riboflavin status.

Cautions

High doses of riboflavin can produce urine discoloration which can affect urine analysis results.

 
 
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