Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
- What other names is Riboflavin (vitamin B2) known by?
- What is Riboflavin (vitamin B2)?
- How does Riboflavin (vitamin B2) work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Riboflavin (vitamin B2).
- Treating and preventing riboflavin deficiency and conditions related to riboflavin deficiency.
Possibly Effective for...
- Preventing migraine headaches.
- Preventing cataracts, an eye disorder.
Possibly Ineffective for...
- Treating migraine headaches.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Acne, muscle cramps, boosting the immune system, aging, maintaining healthy skin and hair, canker sores, memory loss including Alzheimer's disease, lactic acidosis (a serious blood-acid imbalance) in people with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), preventing cervical cancer, and other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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