- Paperback: 485 pages
- Publisher: Lexi Comp; 2 edition (March 2001)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1930598459
- ISBN-13: 978-1930598454
- Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 4.2 x 7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #238,016 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Handbook Paperback – March, 2001
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Written by a team of pharmacists, it is very even handed and lists the negative literature as well as the positive. Thus one can ascertain which nutrients are affected by which drugs, and vice versa and quickly review some of the medical literature to make up one's own mind. I've found it helpful.
Some good examples are that omeprazole reduces B12 absorption around 70%, that simvastatin reduces Q10 production significantly, HRT reduces B vitamins, anticonvulsants reduce vit D folate and calcium.
Unfortunately it doesn't deal with anesthetic gases- N2O depletes B12 and halothane causes oxidative stress on the liver.
I still have more to learn about this book, but it is one of my best purchases.
This is an integral part of my practice and I wish I had this years ago.
This allows me to make more informed recommendations for glyconutrients, phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals, etc.
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Anyone working with natural health or medical drugs should have this book and use it often. Many of the side effects of medical drugs can be found in this book as being caused by... Read morePublished on June 4, 2014 by White Wolf
Check out this medical ap that provides comprehensive list of 700 drugs that can potentially rob your body of nutrients. Read morePublished on June 17, 2011 by Shirley Laise
This book is the most comprehensive book on the topic of how drugs effect nutrition I have seen anywhere. It is an excellent quality product and I highly recommend it.Published on January 9, 2007 by Daniel Penn