Milk of magnesia and Brain neoplasm - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Brain neoplasm is found among people who take Milk of magnesia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Milk of magnesia and have Brain neoplasm. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,770 people who have side effects when taking Milk of magnesia from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Oct, 01, 2022

8,770 people reported to have side effects when taking Milk of magnesia.
Among them, 22 people (0.25%) have Brain neoplasm.

What is Milk of magnesia?

Milk of magnesia has active ingredients of magnesium hydroxide. It is often used in constipation. eHealthMe is studying from 8,988 Milk of magnesia users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Brain neoplasm?

Brain neoplasm (tumour of brain) is found to be associated with 1,004 drugs and 633 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Milk of magnesia and Brain neoplasm reports submitted per year:

Could Milk of magnesia cause Brain neoplasm?

Gender of people who have Brain neoplasm when taking Milk of magnesia *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Brain neoplasm when taking Milk of magnesia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 23.81 %
  • 60+: 76.19 %

Common drugs people take besides Milk of magnesia *:

  1. Albuterol: 17 people, 77.27%
  2. Zyloprim: 14 people, 63.64%
  3. Effexor: 14 people, 63.64%
  4. Lortab: 14 people, 63.64%
  5. Lasix: 14 people, 63.64%
  6. Klor-Con: 14 people, 63.64%
  7. Kenalog: 14 people, 63.64%
  8. Zometa: 14 people, 63.64%
  9. Flonase: 14 people, 63.64%
  10. Feldene: 14 people, 63.64%

Common side effects people have besides Brain neoplasm *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 19 people, 86.36%
  2. Headache (pain in head): 19 people, 86.36%
  3. Joint Pain: 19 people, 86.36%
  4. Infection: 14 people, 63.64%
  5. Injury: 14 people, 63.64%
  6. Emotional Distress: 14 people, 63.64%
  7. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone): 14 people, 63.64%
  8. Foot Deformity (functional disability of foot): 14 people, 63.64%
  9. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 14 people, 63.64%
  10. Glucose Tolerance Impaired (blood glucose is raised beyond normal levels, but not high enough to warrant a diabetes diagnosis): 14 people, 63.64%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Metastases To Spine (cancer spreads to spine): 14 people, 63.64%
  2. Calcium Deficiency (lack of calcium): 14 people, 63.64%
  3. Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour): 14 people, 63.64%
  4. Lung Neoplasm (tumour of lung): 13 people, 59.09%
  5. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach): 5 people, 22.73%
  6. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage Iv: 5 people, 22.73%
  7. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 2 people, 9.09%
  8. High Blood Pressure: 2 people, 9.09%
  9. Breast Cancer: 2 people, 9.09%
  10. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 2 people, 9.09%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Milk of magnesia and have Brain neoplasm?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on magnesium hydroxide (the active ingredients of Milk of magnesia) and Milk of magnesia (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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