Review: could Magnesium cause Itching?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 17, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 11,069 people who take Magnesium. Among them, 287 have Itching. See who they are, when they have Itching and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Magnesium (latest outcomes from 10,921 users) has active ingredients of magnesium. It is often used in constipation, migraine. Commonly reported side effects of Magnesium include nausea, pain relief by acupuncture, pain, fatigue, weakness.
Itching (latest reports from 519,823 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 10,484 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium. Among them, 287 people (2.74%) have Itching.
Time on Magnesium when people have Itching * :
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Gender of people who have Itching when taking Magnesium * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Magnesium * :
Severity of Itching when taking Magnesium ** :
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How people recovered from Itching ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (38 people, 13.24%)
- Depression (32 people, 11.15%)
- Constipation (28 people, 9.76%)
- Prophylaxis (20 people, 6.97%)
- Osteoporosis (18 people, 6.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Magnesium oxide (89 people, 31.01%)
- Aspirin (84 people, 29.27%)
- Vitamin d (56 people, 19.51%)
- Coumadin (48 people, 16.72%)
- Calcium (47 people, 16.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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itching is worst on hands & forearms. fingers especially. also some facial swelling-cheeks, lips & around eyes.
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