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is 500mg of magnesium too much

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emran Rouf
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Oral Mg replacement : You need to know how low your serum magnesium level is. Normal level is 1.5 to 2.5 and if your level is close to 1, you will likely need a total of a ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Review with your doc: Magnesium is one of those minerals that can cause a lot of problems if you take too much of it. The recommended dietary allowance of magnesium is 320 ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
2TO1SAME TIME IS OK: The ratio of 2to1 is just right.And you can take them at the same time and there is no reason why not.
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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Wrong question: Magnesium citrate is a magnesium preparation in salt form ( in a 1:1 ratio of magnesium atom per citrate molecules). Packager: Cardinal Health 1.745 ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: In fact we have found that premature babies who receive magnesium have less bleeding in the brain. Magnesium should be used cautiously because it can ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Will take time: The body serves as a huge reservoir for electrolytes like magnesium and sustained increased blood levels require filing of that reservoir. In the ICU ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Why Magnesium?: If you are in good health and have undergone per-operative evaluation by your doctors, there is no need to take magnesium or any other supplements.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Magnesium : The usual dose of magnesium is 400-600 mg. per day. The main side effect of calcium is constipation and the main side effect of magnesium is diarrhea. ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manjeet Singh
9 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: Your average daily intake should be about 310 mg of Magnesium and this number goes up when you're pregnant. But to answer your question 400 mg a day s ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Low magnesium: Low magnesium can be caused by: Alcoholism, Chronic diarrhea, intestinal diseases: celiac and inflammatory bowel dz, diet deficiency, meds: Diuretics, ... Read More
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