Drugs Which May Cause
Vitamin & Mineral Depletion
 
          DRUGS  NUTRIENTS DEPLETED
Alcohol B1, Folic Acid, B6
Amphetamines B12, C, Potassium
Antacids A, B12, B2, Folic Acid, Iron
Antibiotics A, B12, C, E, Calcium, Iron
Anticonvulsants B12, C, Folic Acid, Calcium
Antidiabetics (Oral) B2, B12, C, D, Folic Acid
Aspirin (Salicylates) B6, B12, C, E, Folic Acid
Cardiac Glycosides D, Calcium, Magnesium
Chelators Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc
Cholestyramine A, B12, E, Folic Acid, Iron
Clofibrate A, B12, IRon, K
Contraceptives (Oral) B2, B6, B12, C, E, Folic Acid
Diuretics B12, Folic Acid, Calcium
Glucocorticoids B2, C, Niacin, Calcium, Zinc
Hydralazine B6
Isoniazid B6, Niacin
Laxatives A, B2, B12, Folic Acid, Iron
Muscle Relaxers B2, B12, C, Folic Acid
Neomycin A, B2, B6, B12, Iron
Penicillamine B6, Copper, Zinc
Potassium Chloride B12
Pyrimethamine Folic Acid
Sulfasalazine Folic Acid
Tetracycline C
Triamterene Folic Acid
Trifluoperazine B12

This is a partial list of known negative impacts which drugs have on nutrients.
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