Saturday, January 25, 2014
Medication – Partial List
Vitamins and supplements that contain natural sulfur dioxide. Some of the pills you take every morning to improve your health contain hidden Demons.
I’m not talking about the starch fillers or gelatin coatings; these add only a few micrograms of sulfur because pills don’t weigh much. I’m talking about sulfur dioxide as part of the chemical structure of vitamins and supplements, part of every molecule.
Two vitamins contain sulfur, thiamin (B1) and biotin (B7). Upon digestion, thiamin is a very weak source of sulfur dioxide, so don’t be concerned if your multi-vitamin contains a bit of it. Just don’t swallow a high potency B supplement with 50 times the minimum daily requirement of thiamin.
Biotin is another story. Biotin is an incredibly strong sulfite. Just half of the minimum daily requirement gives me a headache. My advice is to look for a vitamin that does not include much biotin.
Also beware of the amino acid taurine. It is not usually included in supplements but taurine is celebrated in trendy energy drinks. Red Bull contains 1000 mg of taurine resulting in more effective sulfur oxide than some wines.
Finally, don’t even look at a sulfur supplement like MSM, methyl sulfonyl methane. No matter what you hear, MSM is bad news for people that are sensitive to sulfites.
PARTIAL LIST OF MEDICATIONS THAT HAVE SULFITES
Motrin, Tylenol..( I have to have compounded to remove the Demons)
Child antibacterial drugs
• Sulfisomidine (also known as sulfaisodimidine)
• Dichlorphenamide (DCP)
Sulfonylureas (anti-diabetic agents)
• Glibenclamide (glyburide)
• Hydrochlorothiazide (HCT, HCTZ, HZT)
• Celecoxib (COX-2 inhibitor)
• Darunavir (Protease Inhibitor)
• Fosamprenavir (Protease Inhibitor)
• Tipranavir (Protease Inhibitor)
• Probenecid (PBN)
• Sotalol (Beta-blocker)
• Sulfasalazine (SSZ)
• Sumatriptan (SMT)
• Delavirdine (NNRTI)
• Tamsulosin (Flomax)
Pain Pills: Celebrex