Common Drug-Nutrient Depletions & Interactions Booklet

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People who take prescription medications may be more likely to have reduced levels of certain nutrients. With nearly 50% of Americans on at least one prescription drug; and nearly 22% on three or more prescription drugs*, it’s likely some of your patients may be experiencing a nutrient depletion. Some of the most common medications taken today can cause depletions including: Statins, Antacids, Antidepressants, Oral Contraceptives, Antibiotics and Oral Hypoglycemics.

Download "Common Drug Classes, Drug-Nutrient Depletions, & Drug-Nutrient Interactions" resource as a handy reference.

*National Center for Health Statistics(www.cdc.gov). Health, United States, 2015: With Special Feature on Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. Hyattsville, MD. 2016. Table 79.

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