Review: could Magnesium Citrate cause Gastritis?


Gastritis is reported only by a few people who take Magnesium Citrate. We study 544 people who have side effects while taking Magnesium citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Gastritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Gastritis and more.

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Magnesium Citrate

Magnesium citrate has active ingredients of magnesium. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Magnesium citrate 1,053 users)


Gastritis (inflammation of stomach) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression (latest reports from 30,509 Gastritis patients).

On Oct, 23, 2016

544 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium Citrate.
Among them, 2 people (0.37%) have Gastritis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Magnesium citrate cause Gastritis?

Gender of people who have Gastritis when taking Magnesium Citrate *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Gastritis when taking Magnesium Citrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 50 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stent Placement (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Pruritus (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Pain (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Oedema (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Neoplasm (1 person, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Phenazopyridine (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Nicotine (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Lomotil (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Azithromycin (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Albuterol Nebulized (1 person, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Unresponsive To Stimuli (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Small Intestinal Haemorrhage (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Respiratory Failure (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Mouth Haemorrhage (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Gastric Haemorrhage (1 person, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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