Magnesium

What is Magnesium?

An alkaline earth element, atomic no. 12, atomic wt. 24.3050, which oxidizes to magnesia; a bioelement, many salts have clinical applications.

Questions and answers on "Magnesium"

is magnesium safe for kideny diease patients, 400 mg



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doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You have to restrict the magnesium intake upto 350mg per day

Detailed Answer:
Hi! Welcome to health care magic! Thanks for sharing your concerns with us. We will try to help you in best way possible.

Based on the query,let me clarify that magnesium regulation is maintained by...

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I'm going g for Colo in 2hrs drank 3 bottles of magnesium day before yesterday I accidentally swollen a small. Piece of dried XXXXXXX will I still b able to do test?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes, you would!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks so much for this query.

If you had taken the prep solution as recommended, the small piece of XXXXXXX alone cannot prevent your test. It is small and there is no reason that this would be expected to interfere with the colonoscopy exam....

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I've been suffering from diverseretulitis since 7th December,went to clinic, on 12..Received antibiotics,taking miralax.Have not had BM since 6th...can I saftey take something quick acting like magnesium citrate???????THANKS

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome. Yes, diver and antibiotics both can lead to constipation.
Yes, you can take it. you should start with dosage of 300 to 500mg of magnesium citrate. Also some other supplements may be beneficial such as
Udo's oil or Absorb Plus. Diet should be...

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i used to get sudden pinching pain in my upper left chest at regular intervals. i have also visited the hospital and performed ECG test which was normal and no hear attach symptoms. Can you please tell me why this happens with me?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Low magnesium.

Detailed Answer:
Hello, XXXXXXX
If all the tests you have had have proved negative you could be low on magnesium. Magnesium is an amazing mineral that has many benefits. Might be worth you looking into it for yourself. It could be that you are feeling muscle spasms...

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Is magnesium maleate safe, magnesium oxide is giving me diarrhea ?

doctor1 MD

Brief answer.....you can try magnesium malate
Detailed answer....
Hello,
Thanks for the query.
I have read your query and understand your concern.
There are plenty of magnesium preparations available in the market like....oxide,malate,citrate,chloride etc.
Current studies and data indicate that...

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does magnesium thin your blood?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Magnesium cannot cause bleeding problems. Most nose bleeds are incidental and not related to poor clotting of blood. Do no panic and observe only at this time.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to follow up with me if need...

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If I am allergic to Sulfa drugs can I take Magnesium Sulfate?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Can be safely taken. Cross-sensitivity unlikely

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone carefully through your query and understand your concerns. Allergy to sulfa drugs indicates allergy to sulfonamide-containing drugs and not any sulfur containing...

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is Mg ok to take with cipro ? or any other products to avoid while taking cipro

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Should not be taken together

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome
I have gone through your query.
Ciprofloxacin and magnesium should not be taken orally at the same time.
Products that contain magnesium, aluminum, calcium, iron, and/or other minerals may interfere with the absorption of...

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I get bad pain in the shin area of one leg only at night. No other time. It can be pretty painful.
Thank you.
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doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Magnesium supplement to start

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concern.

The bad pain you got in the shin of your leg at night (cramp) could be due to:
- work overload of your legs during the day
- vitamins/minerals deficiency especially when it comes to magnesium, calcium
-...

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taking magnesium oxide daily 400mg is it harmful

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
NO, it is okay!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for contacting us here at healthcare magic.

Taking 400mg of magnesium i snot harmful. Recommended daily intake for women is about 320mg and thus yours is very much within the recommended dose.

I hope this addresses your worry...

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Recent questions on  Magnesium

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I have been taking Exforge HCT 5-160=12.5 mg for 12 months and my blood tests results show that I am lacking in salt and I am anaemic. I have never had these conditions before. Could these be caused by Exforge. For the past week I have been taking Exforge 5.80 mg until my next blood test at the end of January.

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I am 49 years old, and for the past year, I have noticed white bumps on my face. Some are very small, but one is quite noticeable. I am not sure, could it be fat deposits? I have put on 20 pounds in the past year, and I have a problem with alcohol,low magnesium, and low platelets. Is this a side affect?

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I am 46 years old and had a partial hysterectomy at 33 years. I have had 6 pelvic surgeries after the birth of my only child. Currently I am on 200 mg bio identical HRT Progestrone and are taking 100mg of DIM to remove oestrogen dominance. I am on 20 mg of Prozac and take magnesium Malate Chelate and Vitamin B complex( to help with fibromyalgia). I am going through perimenopause and have noticed over the last few months that my urine smell has changed from occasionally a sweet smell to now a consistent foul stench. Is this perimenopause or Prozac? I am in no pain, although I have had bladder problems for many years due to adhesions and position of bladder from prolapsed and surgery. Why does my urine smell horrendous and offensive?

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Sir, my husband has menerias desease and white matter hyper intencities in the brain. nov 10 first he had seizure from there he is taking eptoin 300 mg/day, epilive 1000mg/day, lobazyme 10/day pl. advise us what are the side effects of these mediciens. How long those are to be continued.

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I am a 72 year old woman. For the past week I have been getting excruciating thigh muscle cramping thinking it was sciatica . My doc doesn't have office hours today and I want to begin taking magnesium supplement. What is the safe dosage?

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This is a follow-up to our chat of a few days ago re magnesium to alleviate intense muscle spasms in my thigh. It seems to be helping along with the 2mg Tizanidine . I have spoken with my internist and he agrees that I should see an orthopedist to...

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I've been suffering from diverseretulitis since 7th December,went to clinic, on 12..Received antibiotics,taking miralax .Have not had BM since 6th...can I saftey take something quick acting like magnesium citrate???????THANKS

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