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Causes Of Low Magnesium
What are uncommon causes of low magnesium? Had replaced via iv. Take 8 slomag/day w/o real help. Don't have usual causes. I see nephrologist next wek
Magnesium levels: Long term use of proton pump inhibitors for over a year, Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) (d) is one, can cause low magnesium (m) levels. Low m levels may cause irritability, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, agitation and sleep problems. Diuretics and beta blocker medications used in combination with d may cause an increased risk of magnesium deficiency. Magnesium is found in green leafy vegetables, whole grain foods and nuts. ...Read more
Magnesium: All PPIs may lower magnesium with long-term use. In March of this year, the FDA issued a warning about PPIs, saying regular use for a year or longer may lead to low levels of magnesium — increasing the risk of leg spasms, arrhythmias (irregular heart beats that can cause heart attack or stroke), and seizures. Their warning said the problem could be reversed with magnesium supplements. But in 25% of cases it couldn’t reverse the deficiency, and PPIs had to be discontinued. ...Read more
Have erosive esophagatis, pantoprazole prescribed, researched it can cause cancer??? Also low magnesium long time use, can I use magnesium supplement?
My magnesium levels have been low. Dr put me on 400 daily .Levels been good now they are low again. What causes this?
One cause: Is regular use of diuretics , in some people, . ...Read more
Magnesium 1.7 potassium 3.5 are these low enough to cause allot of PVCs? Started having PVCs 3 weeks postpartum everyday all day. I'm now 7 weeks pp
Here are some...: No doctor online can address, but guess at best, the possible specific effect of relative low potassium and magnesium onto your heart rhythm. Hence, it would be most logical & beneficial to direct this Q to the doc providing Holter monitor and lab tests and keep in touch with your ob-gyn doct. ...Read more
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