"...all doctors should be able to diagnose and treat nutritional deficiencies."

Royal College of Physicians. Nutrition and Patients: A Doctor's Responsibility. London 2002

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This page has been printed from the www.stewartnutrition.co.uk web site.


Other Prescription Medication

Many types of medication potentially interact with supplements of essential nutrients in a way that might interfere with their effectiveness or safety.
Anyone who is taking prescription medication and nutritional supplements should do the following;

    • Check on this site for common major and minor contraindications to the use of 
       supplements
    • Check the in-pack information for your prescribed drugs for any potential
       interaction with nutritional supplements.  You can also look up safety information
       for your drugs at www.medicines.org.uk.
    • Ask your pharmacist and doctor about possible interactions especially if you
       appear to not be responding as expected to medication or are experiencing side-
       effects.


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