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Review: could Magnesium oxide cause Rhabdomyolysis?

Summary: Rhabdomyolysis could be caused by Magnesium oxide, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Rohypnol, and have Hyperlipidaemia.

We study 4,665 people who have side effects while taking Magnesium oxide from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Rhabdomyolysis. Find out below who they are, when they have Rhabdomyolysis and more.

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Magnesium oxide

Magnesium oxide (latest outcomes from 4,760 users) has active ingredients of magnesium. It is often used in constipation.

Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down) (latest reports from 180,249 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, hyperlipidaemia, high blood pressure, depression, ill-defined disorder.

On Apr, 19, 2014: 4,665 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium oxide. Among them, 38 people (0.81%) have Rhabdomyolysis. They amount to 0.02% of all the 180,234 people who have Rhabdomyolysis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rhabdomyolysis in Magnesium oxide reports

Time on Magnesium oxide when people have Rhabdomyolysis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rhabdomyolysis16.67%16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rhabdomyolysis when taking Magnesium oxide * :

FemaleMale
Rhabdomyolysis36.59%63.41%

Age of people who have Rhabdomyolysis when taking Magnesium oxide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rhabdomyolysis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.50%2.50%25.00%70.00%

Severity of Rhabdomyolysis when taking Magnesium oxide ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Rhabdomyolysis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hyperlipidaemia (9 people, 23.68%)
  2. Insomnia (9 people, 23.68%)
  3. Pain (8 people, 21.05%)
  4. Schizophrenia (7 people, 18.42%)
  5. Constipation (6 people, 15.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Rohypnol (13 people, 34.21%)
  2. Lasix (13 people, 34.21%)
  3. Risperidone (9 people, 23.68%)
  4. Warfarin sodium (8 people, 21.05%)
  5. Gasmotin (8 people, 21.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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