Review: could Magnesium cause Itching?
Summary: Itching is found among people who take Magnesium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 11,154 people who have side effects while taking Magnesium from FDA and social media. Among them, 320 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Magnesium has active ingredients of magnesium. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from 11,651 Magnesium users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,273 Itching patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 11,154 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium. Among them, 320 people (2.87%) have Itching.
Time on Magnesium when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Magnesium * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Magnesium * :
Severity of Itching when taking Magnesium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (39 people, 12.19%)
- Depression (32 people, 10.00%)
- Constipation (28 people, 8.75%)
- Osteoporosis (20 people, 6.25%)
- Prophylaxis (20 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (90 people, 28.12%)
- Magnesium oxide (89 people, 27.81%)
- Vitamin d (63 people, 19.69%)
- Calcium (53 people, 16.56%)
- Coumadin (49 people, 15.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I keep having an allergic reaction while ONLY in my apartment. I've had these symptoms with (worsening over time) since moving in. I would like to know if I have a possible mold allergy because my place is very old and has no ventilation.
My symptoms such as the swelling, edema, throat tightness, and trouble breathing all go away within forty minutes of leaving my apartment and return within thirty minutes of being home. I also have greater mental clarity while away from home. I would like to pinpoint what is making me react. I own two cats, but I have never reacted to them before.
My symptoms with the swelling also worsen upon eating soy sauce, cheese, or when I add salt, which has never been an issue until the recent weeks, about the time my throat started mildly closing. Soy sauce made my ankles triple in size for three days, as well as my calves and feet. I couldn't bend my toes or fit my shoes and I had difficulty breathing and strange tingling in my calves and ankles. I have never even mildly swollen from any foods in my life.
I have only tried Zyrtec and Claritin. Zyrtec keeps away all the swelling, but Claritin doesn't. Claritin did help me with my dog allergy, but it is not with whatever is going on in my apartment.
kathym on Jun, 23, 2014:
Probably either toxic mold or pesticides you should move. Wish it was better news. I've had MCS for 17 yrs and if you don't do something about your situation you may have permanent damage to your immune system.
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