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Magnesium Bicarbonate Side Effects
Several uses: Magnesium sulfate is commonly used to stop premature labor, and to prevent eclamptic seizures, and may also be beneficial for a baby born prematurely. Typically a "loading dose" of 4-6 grams is used, followed by 2-3 grams per hour given intravenously. Side effects including flushing, dry mouth, blurred vision, and nausea, and are usually worse for the first 24 hours a woman gets the medication. ...Read more
Effects and S.E. Mag: Magnesium is the relaxation mineral. It can be helpful against reactive airway episodes, muscle cramping, muscle tension, headaches, constipation, insomnia, and it is important to make sure you support your magnesium if you have to take Azithromycin antibiotics in order to minimize the risk of a potentially fatal heart arrhythmia. ...Read more
Magnesium: Individuals on diuretics often feel better with magnesium, it lowers likelihood of ectopic activity, it reverses leg cramps in some. There are many benefits. It must be used careflly with poor kidneys and can cause diarrhea. If you are serious get the "magnesium factor" by mildred seelig md. ...Read more
I've been taking 600mg of magnesium citrate everyday for the last month. What side effects should I be aware of?
Mg citrate: If using it as a laxative - you may be creating a situation where your body becomes dependent on it to have a BM. Otherwise - I might be concerned about the amount of magnesium your body is absorbing. I would talk to your doctor about this - rarely should constipation last this long. Also a serum magnesium level might be appropriate Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it good to use nutrilite calcium and magnesium tablets daily or it cause any side effects. Does one need to check his body calcium before using?
If needed..: If you need it....you can take it.......Otherwise it is a waste of money going out in your stool. ...Read more
Last night me and my husband took a teaspoon of sodium carbonate by mistake thinking it was bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). No side effects yet. Should we worry?
Last night took 1 tea spoon of sodium carbonate thinking it was sodium bicarbonate. No side effects yet. Should I worry?
Let explain: Sodium carbonate is a chemical present in a variety of commonly used industrial and household products, such as certain bleaching agents, automatic dishwashing detergents and glass and paper products. This substance, also referred to as soda ash or washing soda, may cause severe side effects if swallowed, inhaled or exposed to the skin. If you develop symptoms of sodium carbonate. ...Read more
Labor. Are there any serious side effects to the mother and/or baby due to using magnesium sulfate when not needed?
? need? Effect?: Magnesium sulfate is one of the better tolerated methods of handling maternal blood pressure in labor. Maternal effects at higher levels include respiratory depression, low blood pressure & heart rhythm block. It is a category 1 (no risk) for the fetus although I occasionally see respiratory depression, apnea spells in a newborn if it has high blood levels, which fades after they start to urinate. ...Read more
I take magnesium and have stopped yesterday. I got side effects - numbness (especially left face), fatigue. When will side affects exit system?
Magnesium: Magnesium is an essential mineral. Oral magnesium typically does not cause side effects other than nausea or diarrhea or abdominal cramping. Fatigue is unusual unless magnesium is given intravenously. Numbness is unusual. Magnesium you took will exit your body in about 48 hours. Talk to your doctor about your facial symptoms. ...Read more
Are there any side effects I should worry about if I have my 9 year old son use Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) as a deodorant?
Is pepcid (famotidine) better to take than prilosec? I've heard prilosec can cause magnesium deficiency and pepcid (famotidine) generally has no adverse side effects. True?
What are the side effects of too much sodium bicarbonate in a newborn? My daughter has been giving my grand daughter gripe water. 15mg/5ml
Should be fine: The materials in gripe water appear to be safe. It is likely to do no harm but I find it unlikely to do any good either. ...Read more