A 42-year-old female asked:
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Frequent pvc's all day. Hr 62-74 pm, doctor recommended 400mg of magnesium before bedtime. Bit worried, read that to much mag can cause cardiac arrest?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Benign pvcs: If the pvcs are benign as evidenced by performing a 24 hour holter monitor, then omit caffeine, alcohol, chocolate and nicotine.400 mgs of magnesium is a safe dose. Beta blockers often relieve benign pics.
Answered on Jul 25, 2018
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