Information about the effects of prescribed medicines on nutritional factors is widely scattered, and requires persistence to locate and acquire. Medications & Nutrition curates the information on this topic in one place, and presents it in a comprehensive and easy-to-use format. The information is confined to the drugs that have an effect on nutritional health factors, however the list is not exhaustive. The information only represents the state of knowledge as at the time of publication.
There is no intention to denigrate the use of prescribed medicines, rather, the intention is to create an awareness of the effect of prescribed medicines on nutritional health factors and for this to be taken into account in the ongoing medical management of individuals. The information is of particular relevance for those with chronic diseases or disorders and prescribed medicines for the long-term (decades not days).