Drugs Deplete Your Nutrients

Last Update: July 17, 2019 at 11:48 am

Source: NFTS

Date:  July 17, 2019


Drugs Deplete Your Nutrients


Article courtesy of Dr Holly, heard Wednesdays on News for the Soul Radio


Drugs DEPLETE your Nutrients

The following is a list of: categories of drugs and the nutrients they depleted. How can taking these drugs benefit the body when they deplete the body of the very nutrients the body requires to function and heal? This list is continuing to evolve.  For more information, read my book:  Your Vital Liver – How to protect your liver from life’s toxins found in:  www.choicesunlimited.ca/store



5-ASA  Mesalazine: anti-inflammatory for digestive tract                                                        Sulfasalazine, Colaza1, Mesalamine Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)
ANEMIA:  (decrease in the # of red blood cells)     Aranesp, Epogen, Procrit, Neulasta None reported
ANTACIDS:  (neutralizes stomach acidity)                     (H-2 Bockers, Proton Pump Inhibitors)                                                                                                                                                        Maalox, Mylanta, Nexium, Pepcid, Prevacid, Protonix, Tagamet, TUMS, Zantac Calcium (possilbe)                       Vitamin B12 (possible)                   Vitamin B1, B9, C,   Iron              Phosphorous            Zinc
ANTIBIOTICS: kills/slows down growth of bacteria                                                 Amoxicillin, Ampicillin, Pennicillin, Tetracycline, Cephalosporin, Ciprofloacin Bifidobacteria spieces      Lactobaciluus species   Inositol Potassium              Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C, E, K
ANTI-COAGULANTS:  prevents blood clotting                 Warfarin None reported
ANTI-CONVULSANTS:  prevent seizures Calcium                  Vitamin: B1, B7, B9, B12, D, K
ANTI-DEPRESSANTS: SSRIs   alleviate mood disorders, based on low serotonin hypothesis, but never proven                                                  Lexapro, Paxil, Prozac, Zoloft Vitamin B6, B9, B12, D     EFAs                    Sodium
ANTI-DIABETICS: lowers blood glucose levels; which is now in controversy NEJM                                         Actos, Avandia, Glucotrol, Metformin CoQ10                 Vitamin B9, B12
ANTIHISTAMINES:  inhibits histamine in allergic reactions                                                       Singulair, Zyrtec    EFAS
ANTIRETROVIRAL: infections like HIV                                             Epivir, Ziagen Carnitine                       Copper                     Vitamin B12                     Zinc
ANTIHYPERTENSIVES: different groups of drugs to reduce hi blood pressure                                  (ACE Inhibitors, Beta-Blockers)                                  Chlorthalidone, Clonidine, Digoxin, Furosemide, Lisinopril, Norvasc, Propranolol, Toprol-XL, Calcium              CoQ10         Magnesium            Phosphorous            Potassium                 Sodium                        Vitamin B1                    Zinc
ANTI-INFLAMMATORIES:  reduce inflammation          Aspirin, Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Naproxen Glutathione                 Iron                            Potassium                Sodium                      Vitamin B9, C
BRONCHODILATORS:  expands/dilates bronchi             Advair Diskus, Albuterol, Singulair, Postassium
CHOLESTEROL LOWERING (STATINS):             reduce cholesterol                               Cholestyramine, Colesevelam, Fenofibrate, Lipitor, Pravachol, Zocor Beta-Carotene           Calcium                CoQ10                                      Iron            Magnesium           Phosphorous         Vitamin A, B9, B12, D, E, K,
CORTICOSTEROIDS:   synthesized adrenal hormones                                        Betamethasone, Hydrocortisone, Prednsone, Prednisole Calcium                    Magnesium                 Potassium                 Selenium                        Vitamin A, B6, B9, C, D, K                              Zinc
DIURETICS:  increases rate of unrination               Furosemide, Hydrochlorothiazide, Triamterene Calcium                    CoQ10           Magnesium                 Potassium                 Sodium                       Vitamin B1, B6, B9, C,                               Zinc
GOUT:                                                        Colchicine  Iron                        Potassium                Vitamin A, B9, B12, D
HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY:  artifical hormones used to regulate menopausal hormones                    Alora, Estrace, Premarin, Prempro Magnesium               Vitamin B1, B2, B5, B6, B7, B12, C
LAXATIVES:  induce bowel movements Calcium                   Sodium                   Potassium                   Vitamin A, D, E
ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES:   prevent pregancy        Ethinyl Estradiol Plus Norgestrel, Ortho Cyclen, Ortho Novum, Ortho TriCyclen, Seasonale, Triphasil, Yasmin Beta-Carotene           CoQ10                                      Iron                       Magnesium                   Tryptophan                  Tyrosine                    Vitamin: B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7,B9, B12, C,    Vitamin D                               Zinc
PSYCHOTERAPEUTIC/ANTIPSYCHOTICS:       used to treat schizophrenia & bipolar                    Amitriptyline, Haldol, Risperdal, Seroquel, Zyprexa CoQ10                        Vitamin B2
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS:  used to block TNF (tumor necrosis factor)                                     Enbrel, Methotrexate, Remicade    Vitamin B9
SLEEP AIDS:  induce sleep                                   Ambien, Lunesta, Restoil, Sonata   Calcium                  Vitamin: B1, B7, B9, B12, D, K
THYROID:  used for hypothyroid                         Levothyroxine Sodium, Synthroid Iron

Be responsible, do your research, find a good health practitioner.

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