Ten Commonly Taken Nutrient Depleting Prescription Medications

Medication                                                         Nutrient Depletion

Ace- Inhibitors (Lisinopril, Benazapril)  Zinc 
Metformin  B12, Folic Acid  
Statin Medications (ex: Atorvastatin- Lipitor, Simvastatin- Zocor) Coenzyme Q10, Vitamins A, D, E, K 
Birth Control  Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Folic AcidTen Commonly Taken Nutrient Depleting Prescription Medications 
Levothyroxine  Zinc 
Corticosteroids Calcium, Vitamin D, Vitamin C
Proton Pump Inhibitors (Lansoprazole- Prevacid, Omeprazole- Prilosec, Pantoprazole- Protonix)  Calcium, Iron, Zinc, Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Vitamins B1, B12
SSRI (Paroxetine (Paxil), Sertraline (Zoloft), Fluoxetine (Prozac), Citalopram (Celexa), Escitalopram (Lexapro)  Folic Acid (Vitamin B9) 
ARB Medications Losartan (Cozaar), Olmesartan (Benicar) Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Phosphorus, Coenzyme Q10
Furosemide (Lasix)  Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, B1, B6, C

Disclaimer:  This document is released solely for informational purposes. Please consult with a health care professional prior to starting any supplementation. 

DrTinaAlidad