Effects of modern day medicines

A depletion chart for some common drugs is given below


Increases loss of Phosphorous Destroys Thiamin


Decreases absorption of Vitamins A B12, Folate, Iron, Calcium, and Zinc.Loss of intestinal flora which help digestion and synthesis of B-Complex Vitamins.


Increases loss of VitaminC, Thiamin Calcium and Iron

Arsenic + Sulpha

Destroys PABA( Para Amino Benzoic Acid)

Barbituates & Other Hypotonics(Sleeping pills)

Blocks Carbohydrates Metabolism Reduces absorption of Thiamin.

Diuretics (BloodPressure Control)

Increases loss of Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium and Sodium.


Reduces levels of B- Vitamin-Thiamin, Riboflavin + Niacin in the body.


Destroys Enzyme and Phosphates


Reduces the absorption and levels of Vitamins A, D, E and K and calcium

Malaria Medicine

Reduces levels of B2 or Riboflavin

Oral Contraceptives

Alters use of Riboflavin and B6 and Decreases absorption of Folate


Chloromycetin Destroys Niacin

Sulpha Drugs

Reduces the manufacture of B-Complex Vitamins in the intestines