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magnesium hydroxide

Side Effects

List magnesium hydroxide side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with magnesium hydroxide:

Common side effects of magnesium hydroxide:

  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of magnesium hydroxide:

  • Imbalance in Body Salts like Potassium and SodiumSevere
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Excessive ThirstLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • GasLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Rare side effects of magnesium hydroxide:

  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • High Amount of Magnesium in the BloodSevere
  • Low Amount of Sodium in the BloodSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Ulceration of ColonSevere

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