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Magnesium

Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: November 28, 2019

Magnesium is a mineral supplement used for the prevention and treatment of extremely low amounts of magnesium in the blood. Magnesium is necessary for proper functioning of nerves, muscles, cells, bones and the heart. The body generally absorbs magnesium from a well-balanced diet, but in case your body cannot retain an adequate amount of magnesium, Magnesium is used to provide the body with the magnesium needed.

Do not take Magnesium if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it. Before using Magnesium tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding, or if you have a history of kidney disease. Also let your doctor know your history of medical problems, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions.

Magnesium is administered orally, and should be taken in doses prescribed by the doctor. Dosage depends on conditions such as medical condition, diet, age, and counteraction with other medicines.

Common side effects of Magnesium include diarrhea and stomach upset. Rare side effects include rash, itching, swelling, trouble breathing, dizziness, lightheadedness, and other allergic reactions.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.
  • Nutritional Deficiencies

  • Flushing

  • Gastrointestinal Disturbance

  • Decreased White Blood Cell Count

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Magnesium as ingredient

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The active constituent of this medication is one of the essential macrominerals required by the body. It has multifunctional thereby it’s supplements works by activating numerous enzyme reactions that translate to biochemical reactions. It is crucial for nerve transmission, muscle contraction, blood coagulation, energy production, nutrient metabolism and cell formation.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Lefrhum 20Mg Tablet

    Lefron 20Mg Tablet

    Penicitin 250Mg Capsule

    Lefron 10Mg Tablet

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