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Review: could Magnesium oxide cause Weight loss - unintentional?

Summary: Weight loss - unintentional could be caused by Magnesium oxide, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 4,665 people who have side effects while taking Magnesium oxide from FDA and social media. Among them, 132 have Weight loss - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss - unintentional 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 migraine.

Weight loss - unintentional

Weight loss - unintentional (latest reports from 577,900 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, acupuncture and pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 4,691 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium oxide. Among them, 132 people (2.81%) have Weight Loss - Unintentional. They amount to 0.02% of all the 547,817 people who have Weight Loss - Unintentional on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight loss - unintentional in Magnesium oxide reports

Time on Magnesium oxide when people have Weight loss - unintentional * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight loss - unintentional100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight loss - unintentional when taking Magnesium oxide * :

FemaleMale
Weight loss - unintentional49.62%50.38%

Age of people who have Weight loss - unintentional when taking Magnesium oxide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss - unintentional0.00%0.00%1.74%6.96%1.74%13.04%27.83%48.70%

Severity of Weight loss - unintentional when taking Magnesium oxide ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Weight loss - unintentional ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (26 people, 19.70%)
  2. Hypertension (23 people, 17.42%)
  3. Constipation (20 people, 15.15%)
  4. Insomnia (14 people, 10.61%)
  5. Depression (12 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (56 people, 42.42%)
  2. Aspirin (56 people, 42.42%)
  3. Prednisone (51 people, 38.64%)
  4. Lasix (46 people, 34.85%)
  5. Aredia (46 people, 34.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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