In this Article
- What other names is Nickel known by?
- What is Nickel?
- How does Nickel work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Nickel.
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
Talk with your health provider.
Disulfiram (Antabuse) might decrease how much nickel your body absorbs, making nickel supplements less effective.
- For preventing nickel levels in the body from getting too low (nickel deficiency): Trace amounts of nickel in supplements.
The Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) for nickel, the highest intake level at which no unwanted side effects would be expected, is 1 mg/day for adults. For children the UL is 0.2 mg/day in children 1 to 3 years; 0.3 mg/day in children 4 to 8 years; and 0.6 mg/day in children 9 to 13 years.
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