Nutrient Deficiencies Caused by Drugs

Common Nutrient Deficiencies Caused by Drugs that You Should Know About

In this video, we’re going to talk about the nutritional deficiencies that are created when you take a drug.

As you create these nutritional deficiencies by taking a drug, you create nutritional deficiency symptoms that are then treated with a drug.

Here is a list of different drugs and the nutritional deficiencies they can create:


H2 antagonists — Iron, B12, Vitamin D, calcium, zinc, folic acid

Proton-pump inhibitors — Magnesium, B12,

Antacids — Minerals, B12, protein

Antibiotics — Ca, Mg, iron, k1, B 1,2,3,5,6, 9, 12

Antidepressive — COQ10, Mg, B 2,6,9,12

Antipsychotic — B2, vitamin C


Ace inhibitor — Zinc, Mg, potassium

Beta blocker — COQ10, vitamin D

Calcium channel blocker — Folic acid, B complex

Anticholesterol — Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, COQ10, EPA, DHA

Corticosteroids — Ca, Mg

Metformin — B12, B1, B9

Diuretics — Mg, vitamin K, Zinc, calcium build up

HRT — B9, Mg, B6, B12


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