1/28/08 #7 - How to take Vitamin B2 for Migraine prevention?

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    I recently have recently added Topamax to my migraine arsenal which also includes exercise, Relpax as needed, relaxation techniques, magnesium and adding an increased dose of vitamin B2 (400mg) to my daily b complex as recommended by my doctor. My question, is it better to take all 400mg of the vitamin B2 at once, break it in to twice a day or 4 times a day with small meals? Currently I take 200mg with breakfast and 200mg with dinner but am just curious what dose gives the best benefit since it is not stored in the body. Thank you and hopefully this will help! Ann.



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    Dear Cindy;


    I believe taking vitamin B2 once a day is probably as good as taking it more often and there is no suggestion I know of to have it taken more than once a day.


    Good luck,
    John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert


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    Last updated January 28, 2008.

Published On: January 28, 2008