Magnesium and Itching - from FDA reports


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 Fish Oil, and have High blood pressure . We study 27,141 people who have side effects while taking Magnesium from FDA. Among them, 794 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Magnesium

Magnesium has active ingredients of magnesium. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Magnesium 28,309 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,366 Itching patients).

On Feb, 12, 2017

27,141 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium.
Among them, 794 people (2.93%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Magnesium cause Itching?

Time on Magnesium when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 69.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.51 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.56 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Magnesium *:

  • female: 76.48 %
  • male: 23.52 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Magnesium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.61 %
  • 10-19: 1.22 %
  • 20-29: 1.98 %
  • 30-39: 4.41 %
  • 40-49: 10.05 %
  • 50-59: 22.07 %
  • 60+: 59.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (81 people, 10.20%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (72 people, 9.07%)
  • Depression (51 people, 6.42%)
  • Pain (50 people, 6.30%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (45 people, 5.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fish Oil (108 people, 13.60%)
  • Calcium (107 people, 13.48%)
  • Vitamin D (101 people, 12.72%)
  • Aspirin (91 people, 11.46%)
  • Synthroid (70 people, 8.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (285 people, 35.89%)
  • Nausea (140 people, 17.63%)
  • Fatigue (135 people, 17.00%)
  • Diarrhea (127 people, 15.99%)
  • Pain (114 people, 14.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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