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Dr. Michael Boriss
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Magnesium Oxide (Definition)

Magnesium oxide is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


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What are the side effects of 400mg of magnesium oxide taken daily?

Magnesium oxide: Diarrhea is most common side effect. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/magnesium-oxide-side-effects.html - most common side effect is diarrhea ...Read more

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Twitching all over body, skip beats while resting on side (they come together not followed) I take magnesium oxide and potassium chloride but nothing ?

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

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What number of magox 400 (magnesium oxide) will it take for me to die?

What number of magox 400 (magnesium oxide) will it take for me to die?

This is worrisome: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. Please get help now. ...Read more

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Can i take magnesium oxide?

Yes: Do not take if you have severe kidney failure because the magnesium levels could build to toxic ranges. Also do not take if you have diarrhea because it will worsen your symptoms. If you have a low serum magnesium and need more than 800 mg a day consider taking mag protein plus 133 mg instead. It has more available magnesium and is much better tolerated. It is also over the counter. ...Read more

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Does magnesium oxide hurt the kidneys?

Does magnesium oxide hurt the kidneys?

No: Magnesium is not known to be toxic to the kidneys although it can accumulate in the blood when large amounts are taken in the presence of relatively advanced kidney disease. ...Read more

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Is magnesium oxide less harmful to kidneys?

Magnesium oxide: Less harmful than what? Please rephrase your question for a meaningful response. ...Read more

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Magnesium oxide or citrate, which is better?

Magnesium oxide or citrate, which is better?

Magnesium citrate: Magnesium citrate is a saline laxative and is used for that purpose and is very effective.Magnesium oxide is used for heartburn and sore stomach and can be a laxative in large amount as laxative magnisium citrate is more effective. ...Read more