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Review: Epsom salts side effects

In this review, we analyze Epsom salts side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Epsom salts. The review is based on 14 people who have side effects while taking Epsom salts from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Epsom salts

Epsom salts (latest outcomes from 15 users) has active ingredients of magnesium. It is often used in constipation.

It can also be called: Magnesium, Magnesium Orotate, Magnesium Oxide, Magnesium Trisilicate, Mg, atomic number 12, Chelated Magnesium, Magnesia, Magnesia Sulfurica, Magnesium Aspartate, Magnesium Carbonate, Magnesium Chloride, Magnesium Citrate, Magnesium Disuccinate Hydrate, Magnesium Gluconate, Magnesium Glycerophosphate, Magnesium Glycinate, Magnesium Hydroxide, Magnesium Lactate, Magnesium Malate, Magnesium Murakab.

On Feb, 5, 2015: 14 people who reported to have side effects when taking Epsom salts are studied

 outcomes

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Rectal Bleeding (bleeding from rectum)n/an/an/an/an/an/aDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Increased Tendency To Bruise (increased tendency to injure the underlying soft tissue or bone)
Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)
Diarrhoea
Haemorrhage (bleeding)
Pharyngeal Hypoaesthesia (pharyngeal -abnormally decreased sensitivity)
Postnasal Drip (discharge from nose)
Oropharyngeal Blistering (blister of oropharynx)
Hypoaesthesia Oral (reduced sense of touch or sensation in mouth)
Irritability

Most common side effects by gender * :

FemaleMale
Increased Tendency To Bruise (increased tendency to injure the underlying soft tissue or bone)Diarrhoea
Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Haemorrhage (bleeding)Pneumonia
Postnasal Drip (discharge from nose)Coronary Artery Thrombosis (clot formation in coronary artery)
Salivary Hypersecretion (excess saliva secretion)Cardiac Disorder
Pharyngeal Hypoaesthesia (pharyngeal -abnormally decreased sensitivity)Bowel Incontinence (loss of regular control of the bowels)
IrritabilityImpaired Memory
Oropharyngeal Blistering (blister of oropharynx)Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure)
Stomatitis (inflammation of mucous membrane of mouth)

Most common side effects by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/aPetechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin)n/an/aRectal Bleeding (bleeding from rectum)Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)DiarrhoeaDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Bowel Incontinence (loss of regular control of the bowels)Increased Tendency To Bruise (increased tendency to injure the underlying soft tissue or bone)
Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)
Haemorrhage (bleeding)
Oropharyngeal Blistering (blister of oropharynx)
Pharyngeal Hypoaesthesia (pharyngeal -abnormally decreased sensitivity)
Irritability
Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Postnasal Drip (discharge from nose)
Hypoaesthesia Oral (reduced sense of touch or sensation in mouth)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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