Review: could Magnesium oxide cause Skin rash?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 4,685 people who take Magnesium oxide. Among them, 228 have Skin rash. See who they are, when they have Skin rash and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Magnesium oxide (latest outcomes from 4,749 users) has active ingredients of magnesium. It is often used in hypomagnesemia, constipation. Commonly reported side effects of Magnesium oxide include pneumonia, nausea, fever, weakness, anaemia.
Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 947,572 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 4,685 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium oxide. Among them, 228 people (4.87%) have Skin Rash. They amount to 0.02% of all the 947,572 people who have Skin Rash.
Time on Magnesium oxide when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||42.50%||27.50%||15.00%||7.50%||5.00%||0.00%||2.50% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Magnesium oxide * :
|Skin rash||59.30%||40.70% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Magnesium oxide * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||0.86%||3.00%||3.43%||10.73%||25.75%||56.22% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Magnesium oxide ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||0.00%||60.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (35 people, 15.35%)
- Prophylaxis (34 people, 14.91%)
- Constipation (30 people, 13.16%)
- Hypertension (28 people, 12.28%)
- Pain (28 people, 12.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (53 people, 23.25%)
- Oxycontin (49 people, 21.49%)
- Acetaminophen (47 people, 20.61%)
- Ambien (46 people, 20.18%)
- Lasix (44 people, 19.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I've had a rash on my face for about 2 months now that is concentrated mostly from the left side of my mouth almost down to the chin. I've used tea tree oil with some benefit, but it still only will dry up a little and never completely goes away. It is fairly red most of the time and sometimes will have bumps that look like pimples. It doesn't hurt or itch, but being 52 years old, it's pretty embarrassing. I've made a dermatologist appt., but have had to wait 6 weeks to get in. My new primary care doctor didn't have a clue. Could the dextroamphetamine be causing this rash?
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From this study (1 year ago):
rash on left side of face, eye, forehead, and on neck
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