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Drugs May Cause Nutrient Depletion

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These Drugs May Cause Nutrient Depletion

    Drugs or Drug Class                  Nutrients Depleted
----------------------------      ----------------------------
 Anorectic Agents (including
       amphetamines)              B-12, C, Potassium

 Antacids                         A, B-1, B-2, B-12, D, Folic Acid, Iron,

 Antibiotics                      A, B-12, C, E, K, Biotin, Calcium,
                                  Iron, Magnesium, Potassium

 Anticonvulsants                  B-2, B12, C, D, K, Folic Acid, Calcium,

 Antidiabetics (Oral)             B-2, B-12, C, D, Folic Acid

 Antituberculosis Drugs           B-6, B-12, E, Folic Acid, Iron

 Aspirin (Salicylates)            B-6, B-12, C, E, K, Folic Acid, Iron

 Cardiac Clycosides               D, Calcium, Magnesium

 Chelators                        Copper, Iron, Magnesium

 Cholestyramine (R)               A, B-12, D, E, Folic Acid, K, Iron,

 Clofibrate (R)                   A, B-12, Iron, K

 Colchicine                       B-12

 Contraceptive Steroids           B-1, B-2, B-6, B-12, C, E, Folic Acid,
      (Oral)                      Niacin

 Corticosteroids                  B-2, C, D, Niacin, Zinc

 Cycloserine (R)                  B-12, Folic Acid, K, Calcium, Magnesium

 Digitalis                        B-1

 Diuretics                        B-1, B-12, D, Folic Acid, Calcium,
                                  Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc

 Glucocorticoids                  B-2, C, D, Niacin, Calcium, Potassium,

 Glutethimide                     D

 Hydralazine                      B-6

 Irritant Cathartics              D

 Isoniazid                        B-6, Niacin

                                  A, B-2, B-12, D, Folic Acid, Iron,
Laxatives                         Phosphate, Calcium and Potassium for
                                  Laxative Abuse

Methotrexate                      Folic Acid

Mineral Oil                       A, D, E, K

Muscle Relaxers                   B-2, B-12, C, D, Folic Acid

Neomycin                          A, B-2, B-6, B-12, Iron

Penicillamine                     B-6, Copper, Zinc

Potassium Chloride                B-12

Pyrimethamine                     Folic Acid

Sulfasalazine                     Folic Acid

Tertracycline                     C

Triamterene                       Folic Acid

Trifluoperazine                   B-12

Trimethoprim                      Folic Acid

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