drug-induced nutrient depletion

There's a LOT of talk now about drug-induced nutrient depletion.

This is being fueled by marketing schemes to sell supplements to patients on Rx drugs. For example, vit B12 for patients on proton pump inhibitors...or vit B6 to women on oral contraceptives.

"Nutrient depletion" isn't anything new...it's just a new term for drugs that cause nutrient loss. The question is whether the current interest is being driven more by marketing than science.

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