Review: could Magnesium Sulfate cause Chest Pain?


Chest pain is found among people who take Magnesium Sulfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Pain . We study 7,265 people who have side effects while taking Magnesium sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 260 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Magnesium Sulfate

Magnesium sulfate has active ingredients of magnesium sulfate. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Magnesium sulfate 7,568 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, pain, weakness, high blood pressure (latest reports from 154,013 Chest pain patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

7,265 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium Sulfate.
Among them, 260 people (3.58%) have Chest Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Magnesium sulfate cause Chest pain?

Time on Magnesium Sulfate when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 68.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Magnesium Sulfate *:

  • female: 62.85 %
  • male: 37.15 %

Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Magnesium Sulfate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.45 %
  • 10-19: 0.45 %
  • 20-29: 5.8 %
  • 30-39: 5.36 %
  • 40-49: 25.45 %
  • 50-59: 22.77 %
  • 60+: 39.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (12 people)
  • Prophylaxis (11 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (10 people)
  • Hypertension (10 people)
  • Osteoporosis (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (65 people)
  • Acetaminophen (51 people)
  • Aspirin (47 people)
  • Prilosec (44 people)
  • Decadron (40 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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