This is not an exclusive list for any of the items listed.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: skin rash or hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Drug Indication Nutrient Depletion Side Effects
Sulfasalzaine, Colaza1, Mesalamine Pentasa) anti-inflammatory for ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s Disease, inflammatory bowel disease Folic Acid,               B12 severe stomach pain, cramping, fever, headache, bloody diarrhea, mild nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, gas, fever, sore throat
ACE Inhibitor High Blood Pressure, Hypertension Zinc  hypotension, cough, hyperkalemia, headache, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, renal impairment
Lisinopril. Altace, Accupril,
Capoten, Prinivil, Zestril, Vasotec
Anemia serious cardiovascular reactions, stroke, weakness, shortness of breath, headaches, diarrhea, body aches, increase high blood pressure
Aranesp, Epogen, Procrit, Neulasta None reported
Antacids hives, difficulty breathing, sweeling of face/lips/tongue/throat, headache, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, constipation
(H-2 Blockers, Proton Pump Inhitibitors)
Nexium, Prevacid, Protonix, Maalox, Mylanta, Tagmel, TUMS, Pepcid, Zantac Calcium (possible)                               vitamin B12 (possible)                         Phosphorous            Vitamin B1,  D                                     Folic acid                  Iron                               Zinc
Amoxicillin, Ampicillin, Pennicillin, Tetraycycline, Cephalosporin, Ciprofloxacin Bacterial Infection Bifidobacteria species     Lactobacillus species, Biotin, Potassium, Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C, E, K , Inositol, Magnesium, Zinc hives, sore throat, headache, peeling, red skin rash, fever, nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-coloured stools, jaundice, darrhea
Drug Indication Nutrient Depletion Side Effects
Antibiotic : Fluoroquinolone  Biotin, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, Zinc, diarrhea that is watery or bloody; seizures; confusion; hallucinations; unusual thoughts or behavior; dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeat, sudden pain or swelling near joints; easy bruising or bleeding; urinating less; numbness, burning, pain, tingling in hands or feet; pale or yellowed skin; dark coloured urine; fever; weakness; fever; sore throat; headache with blistering; peeling red skin rash; any skin rash; nausea, vomiting, stomach pain; constipation; feeling restless or anxious; headache; dizziness; muscle pain; insomnia; 
Levaquin, Avelox, Cipro, Floxin, Noroxin,  
Penetrex, Trovan Bacterial Infection Healthy intestinal bacteria
Antibiotics: Macrolide Healthy Intestinal Bacteria, chest pain, uneven heartbeats, feeling light headed or fainting, nausea, stomach pain, low fever, lost appetite, dark urine, clay coloured stools, jaundice, watery or bloody diarrhea; vomiting,dizziness, tired, mild itching or skin rash
    B1, B2, B3, B6, B12,
Erythromycin, Azithromycin, Infection Vitamin k, Folic Acid, Biotin, Inositol
Antibiotic: Penicillin    fever, sore throat, headache, peeling or red skin rashes, nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay coloured stools, jaundice, watery or bloody diarrhea, fever, chills, body aches, easy bruising or bleeding, less urination, agitation, confusion,seizure, nausea, vomiting, vaginal itching or discharge, swollen, black or hairy tongue, white patches in your mouth or throat
Amoxicillin, Amoxil, Trimox, Penicillin Infection Healthy Intestinal Bacteria, Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, K, Folic acid, Biotin, Inositol, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus
Anti-coagulants     fatal bleeding, high intensity of anti-coagulation, hypertension, cerebrovascular disease, serious heart disease, anemia, malignancy, trauma, renal insufficiency, skin color changes, pain in stomack/back/sides, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, jaundice, diarrhea, chills, body aches
Coumadin   Vitamin B12, VitaminC &  K
Warfarin   None reported
Barbiturates Seizure activity    
Phenobarbitol, Phenobarbitone   Calcium, Folic acid, Vitamin D,K     Biotin                  restless muscle movements – eyes, tongue, jaw or nect; slow heartbeat, shallow breathing, feeling light-headed, fainting, fever, sore throat
Drug Indication Nutrient Depletion Side Effects
Anti-convulsants – continued      
Dilantin   Biotin, Calcium, Folic acid, Vitamin B1, B12, D, K swollen glands, easy brusing or bleeding, swollen or tender gums, fever, sore throat, headache, peeling or red rash, confusion, hallucinations, unusal thoughts or behaviors, tremors, restless muscle movements: eyes, tongue, jaw, neck; extreme hunger or thirst, loss of appetite, clay-coloured stoos, changes in shape of face or lips, dizziness, nervousness, insomnia, nausea, vomiting, constipation, 
Tegratol, Teril, Carbium   Biotin, Folic acid, Vitamin D mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, agitated, hostile, restless, hyperactive, suicidal thoughts
Mysoline   Biotin, Folic acid slurred speech, loss of balance or coordination, easy bruising or bleeding, unusal weakness, dizziness, drowsiness, spinning sensation, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, feeling irritable, blurred vision, depression, anxiety, agitation, hostile, restless, hyperactive, suicidal thoughts, loss of interest in sex
Valporic acid      
Epilim, Valpro seizures Folic acid, carnitine, copper, selenium, zinc Liver toxicity, metabolic disorders, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, clay coloured stools, jaundice, low fever, dark urine
Anti-depressants     mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), more depressed, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself….
Lexapro, Zoloft, Prozac, Zoloft, Praxil depression Folic acid                    EFAs                               Vitamin B6, B12, D                    Sodium
Drug Indication Nutrient Depletion Side Effects
Antidepressants : Tricyclic    Coenzyme Q10, B2,  
amitriptyline, clomipramine,   Sodium  drowsiness, dizziness,light headed, dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, weight gain, trouble urinating, easy bruising/bleeding, persistent hearburn, shaking, mask like facial expressions, muscle spasms, severe stomach/abdominal pain, decreased sex drive/ability; enlarged, painful breasts; black stools, vomit like coffee grounds, irregular heart beat, fainting, seizures
doxepin imipramine, Depression   drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision, changes in taste, dry mouth, severe constipation, loss of cordination, ringing in the ears, persistent heartburn, mental/mood changes: agitation, confusion, depression, muscle weakness/spasms, numbness/tingling in hands/feet, restlessness, decreased sexual interest, trouble urinating, swelling of hands/feet, weight gain
Anti-diabetics   CoQ10                       Folic acid                Vitamin B12 shortness of breath; swelling or rapid weight gain; fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, headache, muscle pain, weakness, mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, gas, stomach pain
Actos, Metformin, Glucotrol, Avandia diabetes CoQ10                       Folic acid                Vitamin B12
Anti-histamines     fast, pounding or uneven heartbeat, weakness, tremors, insomnia, severe restless feeling, hyperactivity
Singulair, Zyrtec   EFAS
Anti-hypertensives   fast, slow or uneven heart rate; bloody or black tarry schools; blurred vision; yellowed vision; confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior; mild nausea, 
ACE Inhibitor, BetaBlockers    
Toprol-XL, Norvasc, Lisinopril, Furosemide, Chlorthalidone, Digoxin, Clonidine, Propranolo   CoQ10, Calcium, Phosphorous,  Potassium, Sodium,  Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin B1
Aspirin, Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Naproxen   Folic Acid   Iron  Potassium  Sodium  Vitamin C  Glutathione Hepatitis, Liver inflammation, chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance; black, bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee ground; swelling or rapid weight gain, 
Anti retrovirals     lactic acidosis (muscle pain or weakness, numb or cold feelings in arms or legs, trouble breathing, stomach pain, nausea with vomiting, slow or uneven heart rate, dizziness, feeling weak or tired) liver damage (nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay coloured stools, jaundice); severe skin symptoms (fever, sore throat, headache, peeling/red skin rash); pancreatitis (pain in upper stomach, nausea & vomitting, fast heart rate); wheezing, trouble breathing; vision changes, increased sensitivty to light; urinating less than usual; fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms
Epivir, Ziagen   Vitamin B12                 Zinc
Drug Indication Nutrient Depletion Side Effects
Beta -2 Adrenergic Receptor Agonist shortness of breath; wheezing; chest pain, irregular heartbeats; dizziness; tremor or nervousness; anxiety; headache; cough or runny nose; upset stomach; leg cramps; 
albuterol aerosol    
Brethine, Proventil, Tornalate, Ventolin, Xopenex Asthma, COPD Calcium, possibly, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus
Beta Blocking Drugs Coenzyme Q10, Chromium, Melatonin slow or uneven heartbeats; feeling light headed, fainting, shortness of breath, edema, nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-coloured stools, jaundice, depression, cold feelings in hands or feet
Atenolol, Corgard, Lopressor, Tenormin, Toprol XL, Metoprolol High Blood Pressure
Biguanide Diabetes, Pre-diabetes Folic Acid, B12 shortness of breath; swelling or rapid weight gain, fever, chills, body aches, flu, headache, muscle pain, weakness, mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, gas, stomach pain
Metformin, Glucophage
Bisphosphonate Osteoporosis Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus chest pain; difficulty swallowing; pain or burning under ribs; heartburn; severe joint pain; muscle pain; jaw pain; back pain; headache; redness or swelling of your eyes; diarrhea; flu symptoms; nausea or upset stomach; pain in your arms or legs
Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva,
Didronel, Skelid
Bronchodilators     headache, dizziness or lightheadedness, insomnia, tremor or nervousness, sweating, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dry mouth
Advair Diskus, Singulair, Albuterol   Potassium
Calcium Channel Blocking Drugs Vitamin D chest pain, slow, fast or pounding heartbeats, easy brusing or bleeding, unusal weakness, numbness, burning, pain, tingly feeling, jaundice, headache, drowsiness, depression, nervousness, warmth/redness under skin; nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, diarrhea, constipation, more urinating, insomnia, strange dreams, skin rash, joint or muscle pain, dry mouth, thirst, increased sweating, weight changes
• amlodipine (Norvasc)  
• felodipine (Plendil)  
• nifedipine (Procardia, Adalat)  
• nimodipine (Nimotop)  
• nisoldipine (Sular) High Blood Pressure
Cardiac Glycoside Calcium Magnesium, uneven heart rate; bloody/black or tarry stools; blurred or yellowed vision; confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior, mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weak or dizzy, headache, enlarged male breasts, milk skin rash
Digoxin, Digitek, Lanoxin,  
Lanoxicaps Heart Failure, Arrhythmias Phosphorus, Potassium, B1
Drug Indication Nutrient Depletion Side Effects
Conjugated Estrogen     chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to arm/shoulder; nausea, sweating, one sided sudden numbness or weakness, sudden headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech or balance; pain or swelling in lower leg; abnormal vaginal bleeding; migraine headache; pain, swelling or tenderness in stomach; confusion, issues with memory or concentration; jaundice; swelling in hands, ankles or feet; breast lump; mild nausea; vomiting, bloating, stomach cramps; breast pain; tenderness or swelling; freckles or darkening of facil skin; increased hair growth; loss of scalp hair; changes in weight or appetite; problems with contact lenses; vaginal itching or discharge; changes in menses; decreased sex drive; headache; nervousness; dizziness; tired feeling
Premarin Hormone replacement therapy,   B6, Vitamin D, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc,
birth control pills Hormone Replacement Therapy Folic Acid, B12
Corticosteriod Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis Beta-Carotene, B6, Folic Acid, severe or ongoing nose bleed; sores in the nose that won’t heal; vision problems; fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; headache; back pain; minor nose bleed; menstrual problems; loss of sex drive; sinus pain, cough, sore throat, sores or white patches inside or around your nose
Flonase, Beclovent, Beconase, QVar,
Vancenase, Vanceril
Corticosteroid Severe Inflammation, Autoimmune   vision issues; swelling, rapid weight gain, shortness of breath, depression, unusual thots or behaviors, seizures, bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood, pancreatitis, nausea, vomiting, fast heart rate, confusion, uneven heart rate, extreme thirst, increased urineation, leg discomfort, muscle weakness, hi blood pressure, confusion, chest pain, insomnia, acne, dry or thinning skin, increased sweating, spinning, stomach pain, changes in body fat: shape or location
Prednisone, Deltasone, Celestone,  
Cortisone, Cortef, Cortone,   Beta-Carotene, B6, Folic Acid,
Dexamethasone, Decadron, Hydrocortone,   Potassium, Selenium, Zinc
Medrol, Methylprednisolone Disease, Immune System Suppression Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Calcium, Magnesium,
Loop Diuretic High Blood Pressure, Heart Failure   dry mouth, thirst, nausea, vomiting, feeling weak, drowsy, restless, light headed, fast/uneven heartbeat, muscle pain or weakness, less urination, easy bruising/bleeding, red blistering or peeling skin rash; hearing loss; stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-coloured stools, jaundice, diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain, dizziness, blurred vision
Furosemide, Lasix, Ethacrynic acid, B1, B6, Vitamin C, Calcium, Magnesium,
Edecrin, Bumex, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc
Opiate Narcotic for pain relief Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Iron, Potassium nausea, vomiting, constipation, lightheadedness, dizziness, liver disease, dark urine, persistent nausea/vomiting, stomach/abdominal pain, yellowing skin/eyes
hydrocodone/ acetaminophen
Drug Indication Nutrient Depletion Side Effects
Potassium Sparing Diuretics   headache, weakness, fatigability, nausea, anorexia, diarrhea, vomiting, gas pain, appetite changes, constipation, muscle cramps, dizziness, encephalopathy, cough, shortness of breath, importence, 
amiloride, spironolactone, triamterene,   Watch for a high Potassium level
Aldactone, Dyazide, Dyrenium, Maxzide Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure Beta-carotene, B1, numbness, tingling feeling, muscle pain or weakness, slow, fast, uneven heart beat, feeling drowsy, restless, light headed, less urination, tremors, confusion, nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay coloured stools, jaundice,
Proton Pump inhibitor   B12, Folic Acid, Calcium, Zinc  
Omeprazole, Prilosec, Prevacid,   stomach pain, nausea, vomitting, diarrhea, headache
Nexium, Protonix, Aciphex GERD, severe gastric ulceration Coenzyme Q10 headache, diarrhea, nausesa, stomach pain, gas, constipation, dry mouth
Sulfonylurea     nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay coloured stools, jaundice, pale skin, confusion, easy bleeding/bruising, purple or red pinpoint spots under skin, headache, difficulty concentrating, memory issues, feeling unsteady, hallucinations, fainting, seizures, shallow breathing
glyburide, glipizide, glimepiride,    
Amaryl, Diabeta, Glucotrol, Glynase, Micronase Diabetes CoQ10 hypoglycemia, headache, nausea, hunger, confusion, drowsiness, weakenss, dizziness, blurred vision, fast heartbeat, sweating, tremor, trouble concentrating, seizure, Liver toxicity, liver inflammation, 
Statin Drugs   Coenzyme Q10 , Beta Carotene, Calcium, Folic Acid, Iron ,  Magnesium, Phosphorous,  Vitamin A, B12, D, E, K muscle pain, tenderness, weakness with fever, dark coloured urine, less urine, nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, clay coloured stools, jaundice, swelling in hands or feet, weakness, dizziness, constipation, diarrhea, memory loss,
Lipitor, Crestor, Lescol,  
Cholestyramine, Colesevelam   blood in urine, severe stomach pain, constipation, shortness of breath, black, bloody or tarry stools, easy brusing or bleeding, diarrhea, nausea, loss of appetite, weight changes, bloating or gas, sour taste in mouth, skin rash or itching, irritation on tongue, muscle or joint pain; dizziness, spinning sensation, ringing in the ears
Pravachol, Zocor, Mevacor Lowering Cholesterol muscle pain, tenderness, weakness with fever, dark coloured urine, mild stomach pain, gas, bloating, stomach upset, heartburn, nausea, constipation, diarrhea
Drug Indication Nutrient Depletion Side Effects
Thiazide Diuretic High Blood Pressure Vitamin D, Calcium, Magnesium, numbness or tingly feeling, muscle pain or weakness, slow, fast or uneven heartbeat; feeling drowsy, restless or light headed; dizziness, less urination, shallow breathing, tremors, confusion, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, gas, fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay coloured stools, jaundice, 
Hydrochlorothiazide Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Coenzyme Q10
OTC (non-prescription medication)
Acetaminophen   Coenzyme Q10, Glutathione Liver inflammation, liver toxicity, stomach bleeding, kidney damage, Reye’s syndrome in children, blood cancer
Tylenol Pain, Fever
Antacids       Maalox, TUMS, Alka-Seltzer, Pepto-Bismol Heartburn, GERD, acid indigestion Beta-Carotene, Folic Acid, Vitamin D, milk-alkali syndrome-very toxic, alkalosis, kidney stones, constipation, renal failure (if high levels of Mg accumulate), arterial hypertension (with increased sodium intake)
Aspirin Gastritis, GERD Folic Acid, Vitamin C, blood thinning, stomach bleeding,inhibits kidney release of uric acid=gout, Reye’s syndrome in children, iron deficiency anemia, tinnitis, fever longer than 3 days; heartburn, headache
  Pain, Inflammation, Fever (adults) Iron, Potassium, Zinc
Laxatives with Bisacodyl Calcium, Potassium intestinal paralysis, irritable bowel syndrome, pancreatitis, renal failure, 
Carter’s Little Pills, Correctol, Dulcolax,   Vitamin A, B1, B2,
Feen-a-Mint, PMS-Bisacodyl Constipation  
H2 Inhibitors peptic ulcers, GERD Folic Acid, B1, B12, Vitamin D, decrease mucosal perfusion in patients with renal or cardiac issues – death, prevents absorption of drugs, inc risk of pneumonia & infectious diarrhea, thrombocytopenia, neutropenia & anemia
Famotidine, Pepcid, inhibits stomach acid Iron, Zinc
Tagamet, Zantac Calcium
NSAID   Folic Acid antiplatlet effect, Liver inflammation, liver toxicity, nausea, photosensitivity, skin blistering, stomach bleeding, erectile dysfunction, abdominal pain, tinnitis, hypotension, fast or slow or irregular heart beat, renal or liver failure, gastro bleeding, seizures
Ibuprofen, naproxen and other arthritis, fever, 
Arthritis drugs Inflammation, Pain
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