There is such a thing as drug-nutrient interaction
, and you need to be aware of this.
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Please note that it is common for the flow of a feeding tube to become temporarily obstructed for several reasons: a resident's handling of the tube; a manufacturing imperfection revealed after use; drug-nutrient interaction
causing formation of slow-dissolving compounds in tube lumen; or incompletely dissolved formula secondary to mixing technique of manufacturer.
In some cases it takes months or years for a nutrient deficiency resulting from a drug-nutrient interaction
to develop and become apparent.
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They found that their knowledge was inadequate in drug-nutrient interactions
and general nutrition.
A few years ago, I noticed a sign in my local pharmacy advertising the skills of a "nutritionist" to help customers deal with prescription drug-nutrient interactions
Patients with chronic diseases are at increased risk of drug-nutrient interactions
due to those patients' long-term use of multiple medications.
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ALWAYS seek advice when taking medicines and consult your GP to check for drug-nutrient interactions
For this reason, it is vital that patients taking warfarin be informed about the reasons and importance for using this drug, the control of its impact, and the drug-drug and drug-nutrient interactions
as many people are not aware that drug-nutrient interactions
even exist," says Joanne Kaire, R.