Name: Molybdenum


Undiluted administration into peripheral vein; copper-deficient patients without copper supplementation.

Dosing Adult

Note: Ammonium molybdate injection has been discontinued in the US for more than 1 year.

Molybdenum supplementation: IV: 20 to 120 mcg per day.

Molybdenum deficiency from prolonged TPN support: IV: 163 mcg per day for 21 days.

Dietary Reference Intake for molybdenum (IOM, 2011):

Adults: RDA: 45 mcg daily

Pregnancy and lactation: RDA: 50 mcg daily

Dosing Geriatric

Refer to adult dosing.

Drug Interactions

There are no known significant interactions.

Adverse Reactions

Postmarketing and/or case reports (Limited to important or life-threatening): Copper deficiency (high doses)