A 22-year-old female asked:
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i have heavy periods and usually need a magnesium drip to slow or stop bleeding. instead of the er can i take magnesium otc if so what dose?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unclear: Magnesium is not a typical treatment option for heavy periods. There are many good options that you could discuss with your Obgyn. Magnesium is not one of them.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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