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6 Prescription Drugs That Can Lead To Nutritional Deficiencies, Chronic Diseases


By Alanna McCatty

August 24, 2015

Six commonly used drugs—statins, antacids, oral contraceptives, antidepressants, diabetes drugs and antibiotics—can have serious side effects. These drugs can deplete the body of certain nutrient levels and lead to chronic diseases. Via Medical Daily. Posted August 6, 2015.

–Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty is founder and CEO of McCatty Scholars, an organization that devises and implements financial literacy programs for students to combat the nationwide issue of the loss of educational opportunity due to the ramifications of burdensome student debt. At MedShadow, she reports on new findings and research on the side effects of prescription drugs. She is a graduate of Pace University.

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Last updated: September 9, 2015