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Magnesium Chloride Medication
Pretty similar: But not precisely the same. Elemental magnesium has a positive charge to it (technically a +2 charge) so the only way to get it into a pill form that you can take orally is to mix it with something that is negatively charged so that the resulting compound is neutral. Chloride and citrate both accomplish this. ...Read more
Both elements were: created,as all elements,Durring the violent death of a giant star billions of years ago,were exploded out into the universe,and ended up here on earth where they combined in just the right way to result in the creation of human life,intelligence,and the ability of your teacher to ask of you this question. It has many uses in the body including nerve function,the heart,blood vessels,and on and on.. ...Read more
No.: Magnesium chloride is a supplement that primarily provides magnesium to the body. This essential nutritional mineral is critical to many biological processes. However, magnesium chloride is not appropriate for all individuals. It can adversely interact with some medications and is also not advised for individuals with kidney problems. ...Read more
Is it safe to drink magnesium chloride 66.5 mg in liquid form or mix 30g of magnesium chloride in a liter of pure water & drink 1 shot a day?
Yes but . . .: Magnesium chloride (http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/magnesium-chloride.Html) is available in multiple versions & forms. Chat w/your family physician about your specific needs. It's probably safer to buy a standardized brand than mix some up on your own. As all the instructions & labels state, take as directed (by your prescribing physician). ...Read more
Multivitamin has 100% daily vitamin B12 (6 mcg) and B6 (2 mg), and 50 mg magnesium. Can I still take b-complex drops and slowmag (magnesium chloride)?
Yes: The amounts that are in your multivitamin, so it is safe to take an additional b-complex and magnesium chloride. The question really should be if you need to take these. There are certain conditions for which it is a good idea to take a multivitamin or even higher dose vitamins/minerals/other supplement, but many people don't need to take anything additional over a healthy diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I took doxycycline hyclate & water w/added electrolytes (calcium chloride, magnesium chloride, potassium bicarbonate) . Severe skin rash. Connection?
What's the difference between regular magnesium supplements and magnesium citrate and magnesuim chloride?
Sodium: 142, Potassium 3.7, Magnesium 2.5, C02 34 (High), Chloride 105. are these normal? Can these levels cause an episode of V-tach??
Mostly normal. Lung?: The electrolytes look mostly normal. The CO2 (actually bicarbonate) level is slightly high, which may be "just you" (no significance), or may be related to some developing lung or kidney problems. In any case, I wouldn't look to the electrolytes as being the cause of VTach. The problem probably lies elsewhere (lung is possible, as is heart disease). TTYD or use HealthTap Prime for more clarity. GL ...Read more
Hypokalemic periodic paralysis would it make sense that during weakness I will feel better after magnesium is added on top of my potassium chloride?
Is potassium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) better than p.chloride in pt with recurring metabolic acidosis? Pot. has been low & magnesium goes low then borderline high
If pt has potassium 3.3 mmol/L sodium 146 mmolL corrected calcium 2.63 mmol/L magnesium 0.70 mmol/L chloride 95 CHF renal & hepatic failure is it OK to add KCL 30 mmol to normal saline IV?
IV FlUID: The decision is an individualized doctor-specific and patient-specific judgement. ...Read more
Twitching all over body, skip beats while resting on side (they come together not followed) I take magnesium oxide and potassium chloride but nothing ?
Many causes possible: You have made an assumption that magnesium and potassium are sufficiently low to be the causes of twitching. However, there are many other causes for muscles to twitch- many of which are more common than electrolyte disturbances that should be checked. Would you like a virtual consultation? Www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR to make a calendar appointment. ...Read more
Hard spasms all over body, mainly butt, thigh, bottom pelvic, calf (tighten sometime), sometimes stinging. I been taking potassium chloride 3 times, 1 magnesium oxide 400mg for 3 days, malabsorption?
SPASMS TAKING K: 19 F from Cleveland says she is having hard spasms all over. Taking KCL tid + MagO. Wants to know if malabsorption? Why are you taking K? If to correct low blood K then need to find cause of low K. I have answered several questions about low K (hypokalemia). Look at those answers and get back to us. Low K can come from diarrhea, sweat,losing in urine. Treatment depends on cause. ...Read more
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