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Review: could Milk of magnesia cause Alcohol dependence (Alcoholism)?

We study 2,826 people who have side effects while taking Milk of magnesia from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Alcohol dependence. Find out below who they are, when they have Alcohol dependence and more.

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Milk of magnesia

Milk of magnesia (latest outcomes from 2,974 users) has active ingredients of magnesium hydroxide. It is often used in constipation.

Alcohol dependence

Alcohol dependence (problems with alcohol) (latest reports from 36,622 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 27, 2014: 2,826 people reported to have side effects when taking Milk of magnesia. Among them, 4 people (0.14%) have Alcohol Dependence. They amount to 0.01% of all the 36,668 people who have Alcohol Dependence on eHealthMe.

Trend of Alcohol dependence in Milk of magnesia reports

Time on Milk of magnesia when people have Alcohol dependence * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Alcohol dependence when taking Milk of magnesia * :

FemaleMale
Alcohol dependence100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Alcohol dependence when taking Milk of magnesia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alcohol dependence0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Alcohol dependence when taking Milk of magnesia ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Alcohol dependence ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Psychotic disorder (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Anxiety (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Schizophrenia, paranoid type (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Impaired gastric emptying (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Dicyclomine (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Diazepam (3 people, 75.00%)
  3. Zoloft (3 people, 75.00%)
  4. Zyprexa (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Serzone (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Do you have Alcohol Dependence while taking Milk Of Magnesia?

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (7 hours ago):

  • My wife took Milk of Magnesia only a few times. Most recently was Saturday night at 8:30 and woke up 11:00 with cramping. Then diarrhea at 1:00AM sunday mornng and cramps got worse and worse. Severe pain and vomiting start Sunday 5:00AM. Then vomiting was non stop after that even after going to ER 7:00 PM Sunday night. THen she was Hospitalized after midnight. Came home today, Wednesday at 11:00AM much better but not fully recovered. She has had diarrhea and cramps every time she has taken Milk of Magnesia about 4 times total.

    Reply

    duanebrenda on Sep, 20, 2014:

    I just wanted to follow up on my wife who is the 48 year old female who had problems we are pretty sure with Milk of Magnesia. She was diagnosed with Pancreaitis. Like I said was feel it was the Milk of Magnesia that effected her. No definite cause was ever found though they tried to say it was heavy drinking. She was not doing this when this happened. No one really listened to us concerning the MOM which we stated both in ER many times and in hospital.
    Duane Gibson

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Resulted in full removal of the colon

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • Persistent discomfort; upper left abdomen
    Craving alcohol (wine)

    Reply

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