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Review: could Magnesium sulfate cause Chest pain?

Summary: Chest pain could be caused by Magnesium sulfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Prophylaxis.

We study 7,037 people who have side effects while taking Magnesium sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 252 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Magnesium sulfate

Magnesium sulfate (latest outcomes from 7,278 users) has active ingredients of magnesium sulfate. It is often used in constipation, leg pain. Commonly reported side effects of Magnesium sulfate include pain exacerbated, pain, nausea aggravated, nausea, hypotension.

Chest pain

Chest pain (latest reports from 917,531 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 7,037 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium sulfate. Among them, 252 people (3.58%) have Chest Pain. They amount to 0.03% of all the 916,345 people who have Chest Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Chest pain in Magnesium sulfate reports

Time on Magnesium sulfate when people have Chest pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chest pain86.67%13.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Magnesium sulfate * :

FemaleMale
Chest pain60.29%39.71%

Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Magnesium sulfate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chest pain0.00%0.41%0.41%6.53%4.90%25.71%24.49%37.55%

Severity of Chest pain when taking Magnesium sulfate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Chest pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (14 people, 5.56%)
  2. Hypertension (13 people, 5.16%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (10 people, 3.97%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (9 people, 3.57%)
  5. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (9 people, 3.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (71 people, 28.17%)
  2. Lasix (66 people, 26.19%)
  3. Potassium chloride (60 people, 23.81%)
  4. Acetaminophen (52 people, 20.63%)
  5. Decadron (44 people, 17.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Diana Folkerts on May, 29, 2010:

    I am taking Metoprolol ER 25mg daily and want to travel to malaria countries such as Burma, Vietnam and East Africa (mission work and adventure travel). Can I take any anti-malarial with the Metoprolol? One doctor told me I could take doxycycline 500mg but it would make me sun-sensitive. Could I safely take malarone?

    Reply

    kilian on Jul, 16, 2012:

    Malorone is expensive, but safe. - even in Sunlight, with the least amount of side effects of any other anti Malaria - CDC has complete info and flow chart to help you chose - I have never had a problem with Malorone and travel to east Africa often.

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