4 patient evaluations for Magnesium taken for the purpose of 'muscle pain'

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Jul 6, 2016 (Started Aug 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for premenstrual syndrome (PMS))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Really helps with better sleep, not as good result with PMS after that first time. Helps with muscle pain in legs when I can't sleep.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 7, 2015 (Started Aug 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for polymyalgia rheumatica)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for premenstrual syndrome (PMS))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: On and off for the fall of 2014. Slight improvement in sleep. PMS suddenly gone (I did not know this!) when I took it regularly. Not enough just around the dates of the period.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 21, 2016 (Started Mar 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 7, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 64 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2012 (Started Jun 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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