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* Histamine H2-receptor antagonists, used to reduce stomach acid, deplete calcium, folic acid, iron, vitamin [B.sub.12], and vitamin D.
* Hormone replacement therapy can deplete vitamins [B.sub.6] and [B.sub.12], folic acid, and magnesium.
Surprisingly, antibiotics deplete a wide variety of nutrients, and not so surprisingly, they deplete normal gut flora.
Blood pressure-lowering medications routinely deplete nutrients.
To study the pharmacokinetics of DCA in rats with reduced metabolism, we exposed animals to DCA (0.2 g/L) in drinking water for 7 days to effectively deplete the GST[zeta] enzyme.