Cardiovascular medications - cardiac glycosides
- Digoxin -- Lanoxicaps, Lanoxin, Digibind
Magnesium deficiency affects calcium and vitamin D levels in the body, and may be associated with muscle cramps, irregular heartbeat, insomnia, high blood pressure, diabetes, and osteoporosis (bone loss).Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
Symptoms of depleted levels of thiamine include weakness, fatigue, anorexia, constipation, memory loss, confusion, and depression. Deficiency may lead to beriberi, a condition characterized by inflammation of nerves, heart irregularities, and fluid retention.
The selected depletions information presented here identifies nutrients that may be affected by certain medications. If you are experiencing any of the signs or symptoms mentioned, it does not mean you are nutrient deficient. Nutrient depletion depends upon a number of factors, including your medical history, diet, and lifestyle, as well as the length of time you have been taking the medication. Please consult your health care provider. He or she can best assess your health care needs and determine whether you are at risk for nutrient depletions from these medications, as well as others not listed here.
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