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How long is the withdrawal of magnesium sulfate?

How long is the withdrawal of magnesium sulfate?

See below: Magnesium sulphate is given intravenously to relax the uterus. Too fast a infusion , and generally in the face of decreasing or decreased kidney function can cause too high levels in the blood leading to convulsions. Magnesium is readily excreted by the kidneys in normal circumstances. ...Read more

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Does magnesium hydroxide help symptoms of opiate withdrawl?

Does magnesium hydroxide help symptoms of opiate withdrawl?

May: Magnesium is a natural muscle relaxant and has other calming properties. It may alleviate some of your symptoms of withdrawal. ...Read more

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Could chelated magnesium be used for tachycardia as an alternate to atenolol? And how much per day? Heart is fine due to benzodiazepine withdrawl.

Could chelated magnesium be used for tachycardia as an alternate to atenolol? And how much per day? Heart is fine due to benzodiazepine withdrawl.

Possibly: Magnesium often helps tachycardia; whether it can be an alternative to atenolol for you is impossible to know until you try it, but if not a complete alternative it may allow you to reduce your atenolol dose. I advise magnesium taurate or glycinate with 400-800 mg of magnesium; if you take more than you can absorb you'll get loose stools, in which you can cut back. ...Read more

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Can someone please tell me if my serum magnesium level of 1.00mmol/l is within the normal range. Many thanks?

Probably normal: Lower limit of normal for magnesium is 1.8 meq per liter which translates to 0.9 mmol per liter so this could be normal but better to check with the lab that drew it and ask for their normal values. ...Read more

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My magnesium level is:0,64 mmol/L (ref: 0,75-1 ).I`m taking daily 250 mg magnesium,but it seems to be not enough.How much is recommended in this case?

My magnesium level is:0,64 mmol/L (ref: 0,75-1 ).I`m taking daily 250 mg magnesium,but it seems to be not enough.How much is recommended in this case?

Review with your doc: Magnesium is one of those minerals that can cause a lot of problems if you take too much of it. The recommended dietary allowance of magnesium is 320 mg; getting this from food sources is entirely safe. Taking more through supplements may cause diarrhea, nausea/vomiting. I'm not sure why you think 250 mg is not enough, but taking up to 320-350 per day should be safe. But check with your doctor:) ...Read more

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Piate withdrawal help?

Opioid withdrawl hel: I assume you want to stop taking opioids. If you have been on these for a long time then have an md taper you off slowly. Alternatively if you have problems you may be a candidate for suboxone. Talk to your md. ...Read more

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Is magnesium good for you ?

Normal: Magnesium levels are controlled by your system. Unless a disease process is lowering your levels or chronic hormonal conditions, a reasonable diet will suffice. ...Read more