Review: could Magnesium Oxide cause Dry Mouth?


Summary

Dry mouth is found among people who take Magnesium Oxide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycodone, and have Cancer pain . We study 6,426 people who have side effects while taking Magnesium oxide from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth and more.

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Magnesium Oxide

Magnesium oxide has active ingredients of magnesium. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Magnesium oxide 6,601 users)

Dry Mouth

Dry mouth has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, diarrhea (latest reports from 46,568 Dry mouth patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

6,426 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium Oxide.
Among them, 33 people (0.51%) have Dry Mouth


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Magnesium oxide cause Dry mouth?

Time on Magnesium Oxide when people have Dry Mouth *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Magnesium Oxide *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Magnesium Oxide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16 %
  • 50-59: 28 %
  • 60+: 52 %

Severity if Dry Mouth when taking Magnesium Oxide **:

  • least: 66.67 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Dry Mouth **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Cancer Pain (11 people, 33.33%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Emphysema (4 people, 12.12%)
  • Constipation (4 people, 12.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycodone (13 people, 39.39%)
  • Spiriva (6 people, 18.18%)
  • Fentanyl (6 people, 18.18%)
  • Magnesium (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Ipratropium Bromide (5 people, 15.15%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Constipation (12 people, 36.36%)
  • Delirium (11 people, 33.33%)
  • Dizziness (10 people, 30.30%)
  • Arthralgia (10 people, 30.30%)
  • Fatigue (7 people, 21.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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