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Chelated magnesium

Generic name: magnesium amino acid chelate [mag-nee-zee-um-a-meen-oh-as-ids-kee-late ]
Brand names: chelated magnesium, mg plus protein
minerals, electrolytes, and drugs

What is Chelated magnesium?

Magnesium occurs naturally. Magnesium plays a vital role in many body systems, especially muscles and nerves. The body can easily absorb chelated magnesium.As a magnesium supplement, chelated magnesium can be used to ensure that the body has enough magnesium.This medication guide does not list all possible uses for chelated magnesium.

Side effects of Chelated magnesium

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: dizziness, difficulty breathing, swelling of your lips, face, tongue, or throat.

This product can cause serious side effects. If you experience:

  • Severe or ongoing diarrhoea;
  • Muscle cramps
  • Depression is a feeling of fatigue or irritation.

Some of the common side effects associated with chelated magnesium include:

  • Diarrhoea;
  • Nausea, stomach pain,
  • Upset stomach.

There may be other side effects. Call your physician immediately if experiencing side effects; for fda reporting purposes call them on 1800fda-1088.

Similar/related drugs

Magnesium oxide, epsom salt


Do not exceed the recommended dosage or duration. Use the recommended dose and do not exceed it.

Before you take this drug

If you have a kidney problem or are allergic to chelated magnesium, you should avoid using it.If you have any other medical conditions or concerns, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether you can use the product.

  • Diabetes;
  • Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
  • If you are malnourished;
  • If you consume large quantities of alcohol,

This product can contain phenylalanine if it is artificially sweetened. If you have phenylketonuria, check the label of your medication.You may need a different dose during pregnancy or nursing.Do not give magnesium chelated to a child unless you have consulted a doctor.

How to take Chelated magnesium?

Do not exceed the recommended dosage or use it longer than prescribed by your physician. Use it only as directed. Do not exceed the prescribed dosage or use it for longer than recommended.Take chelated magnesium with a glass of full water.To reap the maximum benefits, use chelated magnesium regularly.If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor: confusion, irregular heartbeat, jerky muscle movements, muscle weakness, or a limp feeling.You may require frequent blood tests if you use chelated magnesium. You may need to test your kidney function. You should follow your doctor's advice.Store away from heat and moisture at room temperature.

What happens if i miss the dose?

As soon as you realize, take your missed dose right away; if your next scheduled dosage is approaching soon after missing one, skip it altogether; additional medicines should not be taken to make up for missing pills.

What happens if i overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 for poison help or seek immediate medical attention.Overdose symptoms include nausea, fainting, numbness, tingling, or numbness in the face.

What should be avoided?

Use only the antacids that your doctor has prescribed. Some antacids may make it difficult for your body to absorb chelated magnesium.Avoid taking an antibiotic within 2 hours of or 3 hours following the time you take chelated magnesium.

Interaction with other drug

If you also use any of these drugs, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether it's safe to use the product.

  • Digoxin, digitalis, and lanoxin;
  • An antibiotic—ciprofloxacin, demeclocycline, doxycycline, levofloxacin, minocycline, moxifloxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin, tetracycline, or others;
  • Medicines for osteoporosis or paget's disease—alendronate, etidronate, ibandronate (boniva), pamidronate, risedronate, zoledronic acid (reclast, zometa), or others.

This list is incomplete. Other drugs, such as prescription and otc medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements, may interact with chelated magnesium. This medication guide does not list all possible interactions.