COMMON DRUG NUTRIENT DEPLETIONS (DNDs) & INTERACTIONS (DNIs)

Feb 09, 2022

COMMON DRUG NUTRIENT DEPLETIONS (DNDs) & INTERACTIONS (DNIs)

DND – Use of certain medications may deplete key nutrients.

DNI – Interactions with drugs and nutrients can affect drug effectiveness and nutrient absorption.

  1. ACID SUPRESSING MEDICATIONS & ANTIACIDS1,2,4
    • DNDs
      • Calcium
      • Magnesium
      • Vitamin B12
    • DNIs
      • Goldenseal
      • Ginger
      • Green Tea
  1. ANTIBIOTICS2-4
    • DNDs
      • Vitamin B1
      • Vitamin B2
      • Vitamin B6
      • Vitamin B12
      • Folate
    • DNIs
      • Separate any minerals and probiotic supplements from antibiotics by at least 2 hours
  1. ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES1,2,4
    • DNDs
      • Folate
      • Vitamin B6
      • Vitamin B12
      • Calcium
      • Magnesium
    • DNIs
      • Alfalfa
      • Garlic
      • John’s Wort
  1. BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICATION1-6
    • DNDs
      • CoQ10
      • Calcium
      • Folate
      • Iron
      • Magnesium
      • Potassium
      • Zinc
    • DNIs
      • Black Licorice
      • Chromium
      • Milk Thistle
      • Niacin
      • John’s Wort
      • Vitamin B6
  1. BLOOD THINNING MEDICATION2
    • DNDs
      • N/A
    • DNIs
      • CoQ10
      • Cranberry
      • Garlic
      • Gingko biloba
      • Fish Oil
      • Vitamin E
      • Vitamin K
  1. CHOLESTEROL LOWERING MEDICATIONS1,2-4
    • DNDs
      • CoQ10
      • Vitamin A
      • Vitamin D
      • Vitamin E
    • DNIs
      • Garlic
      • Niacin
      • John’s Wort
      • Red Yeast Rice
      • Vitamin A
  1. CORTICOSTEROIDS1,3,4
    • DNDs
      • Calcium
      • Vitamin D
      • Magnesium
      • Potassium
      • Chromium
    • DNIs
      • John’s Wort
      • Licorice
  1. Diabetes Medications1,2-4
    • DNDs
      • Calcium
      • Vitamin D
      • Folate
      • Vitamin B12
    • DNIs
      • Alfalfa
      • Aloe Vera
      • Alpha Lipoic Acid
      • CoQ10
      • Chromium
      • Garlic
      • Green Tea
      • Melatonin
      • Milk Thistle
      • Niacin
      • John’s Wort
      • Vitamin K1

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