Is it safe to take magnesium oxide during pregnancy?

Check with md. You should check with your OB /gyn doctor before taking any supplements during pregnancy. High magnesium can causes weakness of arms and legs and stop uterine contractions.

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Is it safe to take magnesium oxide every day as a supplement?

Magnesium supplement. Healthy adults who eat varied diet generally do not need to take magnesium supplement.If your diet is erratic or if your magnesium level in blood is low than you can take a supplement .The dose is usually 5 to 10 times the body weight in kilogrammes. Read more...

Is it safe to take magnesium oxide every day?

Yes with supervision. If you have somewhat slower kidney function you could accumulate magnesium levels in blood causing abnormal heart rhythm. Need a doctor supervision for every day use for long term. At least need doctors clearance for starting a long term use. He will factor the risk vs benefit and your blood level and your other meds interacting with it and the cause to use it and if there is a better option. Read more...

Can you take magnesium oxide and allegra (fexofenadine) d together?

Yes. These 2 products can be taken together without any problems. Remember the "d" in Allegra (fexofenadine) d is usually pseudoephedrine, which can cause dry mouth, insomnia, rapid heart rate. Most people can get by with just plain allegra, (fexofenadine) if do need to use the "d" formulation, try to keep it to just a couple of days to reduce the congestion and then switch to just the Allegra (fexofenadine) for ongoing symptom control. Read more...

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...

If you take magnesium oxide to help with leg cramps, does it make your muscles weak?

Yes, if take too muc. Magnesium oxide 420mg once/twice daily should not make muscles weak but if you take large amounts and have kidney failure, your magnesium level may get very high and this may be dangerous / cause weakness. It is possible that 420mg once daily could cause symptoms of weakness, but I have not seen this. Read more...
Should not. Mgo is used for relief of indigestion, heartburn as an antacid; short term laxative; and supplement. Side effects may be nausea, abdominal cramping, and long term use may cause bowel obstruction. It should not result in muscle weakness. 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...