Are there any interactions with medications?

Disulfiram (Antabuse)
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.

Dosing considerations for Nickel.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

  • For preventing nickel levels in the body from getting too low (nickel deficiency): Trace amounts of nickel in supplements.
The estimated average daily requirements or Adequate Intake (AI) levels of nickel has not been established.

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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