What is Molybdenum?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Optimal Health Systems Molybdenum amino acid chelate

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Molybdenum is a scarce mineral that is present in very small quantities in the human body. It is involved in many important biological processes, possibly including development of the nervous system, waste processing in the kidneys, and energy production in cells.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 3 0
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2 1
Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase deficiency 1 0
Night or sleep terrors 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Molybdenum

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Molybdenum

Dosage Patients
10 mg three times daily 1
150 mcg daily 1
250 mcg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Molybdenum

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Other 1
Personal research 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Molybdenum

Duration

Currently taking Molybdenum

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Molybdenum

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Molybdenum.