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Generic Name
Magnesium Mineral
Trade Name
Magnesium Mineral
Risk Category
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FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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  • Magnesium compounds are used as antacids (as carbonate, hydroxide, trisilicate).
  • Safe in the last two trimester in pregnancy if high chronic doses are avoided.
  • Use of high chronic doses are associated with neonatal hypermagneemia, drowsiness, respiratory distress, decreased muscle tone, cardiovascular impairment.
  • Maternal use of high doses is associated with diarrhea and should be avoided in patient with renal failure because of potential toxicity.
  • Unproven association with congenital anomalies if used in 1st trimester.
  • Fetal Risk
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  • No data available.
  • Breast Feeding
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