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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Low Magnesium

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Does Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) cause low magnesium?

Does Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) cause low magnesium?

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

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Taking Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) for 8 weeks. Will this cause low magnesium?

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

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Have erosive esophagatis, pantoprazole prescribed, researched it can cause cancer??? Also low magnesium long time use, can I use magnesium supplement?

Have erosive esophagatis, pantoprazole prescribed, researched it can cause cancer??? Also low magnesium long time use, can I use magnesium supplement?

Understood but...: ...you have a considerably higher risk of cancer (e.g. adenocarcinoma of the esophagus) due to malignant transformation of Barrett's esophagus in the setting of untreated/undertreated GERD than many of the treatment side effects you appear to be concerned over. ...Read more

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Can adderal cause low potassium and magnesium levels?

Can adderal cause low potassium and magnesium levels?

Not usually: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) does not usually affect electrolyte levels on its own. Use of diuretics could, though. ...Read more

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Is magnesium level 1.8 mg/dl low enough to cause chest spasm?

Magnesium level: The normal blood value for magnesium (m) is1.8-2.6 milliequivalents per liter (meq/l). Your m level was normal. It is very improbable that your symptoms were caused by a low m level when yours was normal. Speak to your physician for more information. ...Read more

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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

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