Drug-Nutrient Interactions

Nutrient Depletion

Drug-induced nutrient depletions occur when a prescription or over-the-counter medication reduces your body's ability to absorb, process, store or use a nutrient. Certain supplements may help you meet your essential nutrient needs.

Nutrient Interaction

A drug-nutrient interaction occurs when a nutrient, herb or other ingredient in a dietary supplement changes the way your body absorbs, processes or responds to a prescription or over-the-counter medication.