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April 28, 2021: - Vitamins May Be Needed with Some Long-Term Medications

Some medications taken for many years can lower the amount of some nutrients and vitamins in the body. By being aware of these long-term side effects, early action can be taken to prevent future health problems. received a report about a person who developed severe osteoporosis (a condition that can weaken bones) after taking the anti-seizure medication phenobarbital for more than 30 years. Long-term use of this medication can change the way the body uses vitamin D.  Read more …   |   Français

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